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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