Summer is in full swing, the 4th is around the corner, and soon enough you’re backyard or entertainment spaces will be filled with friends and family. No matter how big or small your parties are this summer you can make a lasting impression with a few simple tips. Here’s a simple drink recipe that everyone will love and you can always remove the alcohol and have a refreshing drink for teetotalers and kids.
- 4 cups watermelon, seeds removed
- Simple syrup, to taste
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 cup Vodka
- 2 ounces melon liquor
- 4 lemon twists, for garnish
In a food processor, puree the watermelon flesh. Pour the pureed watermelon into empty ice cube trays and freeze for at least 4 hours. In a blender combine the frozen watermelon cubes, simple syrup to taste, lemon juice and vodka and blend until smooth. Pour into 4 frozen martini glasses and garnish with a lemon twist.
Finish things off by serving some appetizers on a Ziggy Platter and be prepared to answer everyone when they ask how you made such an incredible cocktail and where you got such a unique serving item.