Monday, May 25, 2020

Watermelon Cocktail

Light as well as refreshing, you’ll dearest this easy to make Watermelon Cocktail. Made from scratch using watermelon juice, lime juice, vodka, too triple sec. 

Close up of cocktail in a highball glass, with mint leavesThis watermelon cocktail is going to be your go-to beverage for the summer. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 refreshing in addition to sugariness cocktail, it’second made amongst fresh watermelon as well as lime juice, served over water ice. 

I chose vodka for this recipe, simply yous’re welcome to function rum instead if yous prefer. Triple second is an orangish flavored liqueur, and adds but a hint of citrus season that pairs good amongst watermelon. 

Two glasses filled with an alcoholic beverageLove fresh fruit drinks? Me besides! Check out or so of my other drinkable recipes featuring fresh fruits: Strawberry Rosé Slush, Pineapple Rum Slush, Fresh Grapefruit Margarita, and Fireball Orange Sweet Tea.

Condensation on the side of a pink cocktaildue westhat sort of watermelon do I need? 

For this recipe, I accept used seedless as well as seeded watermelon. Both operate fine, simply I preferred the seedless, because I didn’t desire to blend the black seeds into the juice.

If you’re curious, y'all CAN blend watermelon seeds. They’re also perfectly fine to swallow.

However, I wanted to brand sure my drinks turned out beautifully pink, with no specks of seeds inward sight. They may too strain out inward the next pace, only I haven’t tried it myself.

Seeded watermelon is more often than not juicier in addition to more than flavorful, and then I prefer it if it’second available.

A class filled with ice and topped with mint leavesHow do I blend watermelon?

Blending watermelon is extremely slow. First, you lot volition cut your watermelon into chunks in addition to toss them inward the blender. Then, yous’ll pulse gently a few times to get the watermelon going.

After that, it takes alone a few seconds for the watermelon to blend into a shine slushy liquid. 

Once your watermelon is liquefied, you’re going to call for to strain it through a fine mesh sieve before adding it to your drinkable. You’ll have a chip of watermelon pulp left over inwards your sieve. This can live tossed out.

Two watermelon cocktails on a countertopOnce you lot’ve strained your watermelon juice, the balance of the recipe comes together apace. Simple juice a lime together with add your vodka too triple s.

I similar to shake my watermelon cocktail upward inward a shaker before serving, because the watermelon juice is heavier as well as likes to settle at the bottom of the drinking glass if y'all permit it.

Optionally, garnish with a small cube of watermelon, a lime wedge, or mint leaves. 

A class filled with ice and topped with mint leaves

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Watermelon Cocktail

Light as well as refreshing, you lot'll dearest this slowly to make Watermelon Cocktail. Made from scratch using watermelon juice, lime juice, vodka, and triple second.

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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: watermelon cocktail

Servings: ii drinks

Calories: 317kcal

Author: Heather


  • 3 cups watermelon de-seeded as well as cubed
  • three ounces vodka
  • 3 ounces triple second
  • ii limes juiced


  • In a blender, add cubed watermelon. Pulse until liquefied. Strain through a fine mesh sieve. 
  • Combine watermelon juice, vodka, triple s, together with lime juice inwards a cocktail shaker with water ice. Shake until combined. Pour over water ice inward a highball glass. Serve together with savor.


Highball Glasses
Mesh Strainers
Double Jigger


Calories: 317kcal