5 Cocktails Made With Fresh Watermelon
These 5 cocktails made with fresh watermelon can be a special summer treat. If you are looking for a little variety or just hoping to find a cool use for that leftover watermelon, check out these five cocktails made with fresh watermelon.
To make a cocktail with fresh watermelon, you will need:
- Fresh watermelon
- Vodka, rum, or tequila
- A Hanalei Cooler is made with three ounces of watermelon, one tablespoon of limeade, and one ounce of vodka. Combine the ingredients with four ounces of ice in a blender. Blend until smooth. Garnish with a slice of lime. One of the best cocktails made with fresh watermelon that you are likely to sample.
- Nice Melons combines one-and-a-half cups of watermelon with two ounces of rum, two tablespoons of lime juice, and one peach (halved). Blend all the ingredients with a cup of ice. This cocktail made with fresh watermelon is best served in a cocktail glass with a straw.
- The Sunset Strip is a cocktail that combines two chunks of watermelon with two ounces of cranberry juice, one-half ounce of simple syrup, one-fourth ounce of lime juice and one jigger of vodka. Shake the ingredients with ice and strain them into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a slice of fresh watermelon.
Vodka Watermelon is made with two ingredients. Cut a hole in the top of a fresh watermelon. Pour a bottle of vodka into the hole. Let it soak. Remove the top off the watermelon, and prepare yourself for a potent party cocktail made with fresh watermelon.
- Watermelon Margarita offers the combination of a Mexican margarita paired with watermelon fruit. Blend ice with three cups of watermelon, two-and-a-half cups of tequila, along with one-and-a-half cups of lime juice and three-quarters of a cup of orange liqueur. Serve this cocktail made with fresh watermelon in a margarita glass garnished with an orange slice.