Friday, August 30, 2013

Thinking of Drinking: Watermelon Martini

I love watermelon in the summer. This cocktail combines both my love of watermelon and my desire to sip on alcoholic beverages. Enjoy! 

(Makes 8)

1 cup simple syrup (Bring 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan and cook until the sugar has completely dissolved. Let cool.)
5 cups watermelon, seeds removed
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/4 cups vodka

In a blender combine the watermelon, simple syrup, lemon juice and vodka. Blend until smooth. Pour into a shaker full of ice. Shake and strain into martini glasses.

Photo by Emily Clack

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