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Watermelon Martini

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Watermelon Martini
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 5 min
  • Servings 1
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Make a deliciously fresh-tasting summertime martini with the colorful addition of fruity, juicy watermelon.
By Inspired Taste
Updated Sep 5, 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 3 to 4 watermelon cubes
  • Ice cubes
  • 3 tablespoons vodka (1 1/2 oz)
  • 1/4 cup watermelon juice
  • 1 tablespoon simple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Steps

  • 1
    On saucer or small plate, mix sugar and salt. Rub rim of chilled martini glass with 1 of the watermelon cubes to moisten; dip rim of glass in sugar mixture.
  • 2
    In cocktail shaker with ice, shake vodka, watermelon juice, simple syrup and lime juice until blended. Pour into glass, straining out ice. Thread remaining 2 to 3 watermelon cubes on skewer or cocktail pick; add to glass.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To make about 1 cup of watermelon juice, place about 5 cups of fresh watermelon cubes in a blender. Cover; blend on high speed until pureed. Strain to remove seeds.
  • tip 2
    Simple syrup can be purchased. Or to make your own, heat equal parts sugar and water to boiling in a small saucepan; boil and stir until sugar is dissolved. Cool before using.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
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