Watermelon Fresca

Watermelon Fresca

INGREDIENTS:

  • 6 pieces cubed watermelon
  • 8-10 English Mint leaves
  • 2 ounces Vodka
  • ¾ ounces fresh lime juice
  • ½ ounce mint simple syrup
  • Soda water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup boiling water
  • ¾ cup mint leaves

DIRECTIONS:

 

Start by creating the simple syrup.

Combine the sugar and mint in a bowl.

Add ½ cup boiling water and stir until sugar is dissolved. 

Steep the mint leaves for 15 minutes.

Strain into a jar, cover and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

Set aside. 

In a cocktail shaker, muddle watermelon and mint with the simple syrup.

Add Vodka, Lime, and ice.

Shake, and double strain into a glass filled with crushed ice.

Top with soda water and garnish with mint sprigs. 

 


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