Watermelon Vodka Cocktail

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August….in my mind it’s the last official month of summer even though Fall doesn’t start until late September. And with temperatures soaring into the mid 90s on the regular, I have got the perfect little cocktail to cool you off while you savor every last bit of summer: my super easy and refreshing Watermelon Vodka Cocktail! Just one word for you: YUM. Oh my goodness this drink is so good and very easy to adjust to your liking. Don’t want any booze? No biggie, leave it out completely for a thirst-quenching mocktail that everyone will love!

Ingredients

watermelon, lime, lime flavored sparkling water, vodka, fresh mint leaves

How to make it

Put watermelon and mint leaves into the blender. Blend on high 10-15 seconds until watermelon is completely broken down.

Strain and add juice to a pitcher. Add vodka, lime juice, sparkling water, and a couple limes slices.

Fill 2 glasses with ice. Pour watermelon mix into each glass and garnish with a lime slice and mint leaf (optional). Enjoy!

Watermelon Vodka Cocktail

A thirst-quenching and super refreshing fruity cocktail that's simple to make and perfect for those hot summer days! Also makes for the perfect mocktail - just leave the vodka out!
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Strainer
  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 4 heaping cups watermelon cubes
  • fresh mint leaves from 1 long sprig
  • 4 ounces vodka
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 2-3 limes
  • 3-4 ounces lime flavored sparkling water

Instructions
 

  • Put watermelon and mint leaves into the blender. Blend on high 10-15 seconds until watermelon is completely broken down.
  • Strain and add juice to a pitcher. Add vodka, lime juice, sparkling water, and a couple limes slices.
  • Fill 2 glasses with ice. Pour watermelon mix into each glass and garnish with a lime slice and mint leaf (optional). Enjoy!
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