Sunday, July 22, 2012

Watermelon Martini - Skinnygirl Style

Two things I love ...... Skinnygirl anything & watermelon. I thought, "why not marry the two and make a watermelon martini" that would be cool & refreshing on these hot summer days. Had a little dinner party with my cousin & his girlfriend who are about to leave town on an amazing adventure to Argentina... no better time then to give this recipe a shot.

So hope you enjoy this great refreshing summer cocktail .......

Ingredients & Utensils

Cucumber Flavored Vodka or Self-made Cucumber Infused Vodka - 2oz
Watermelon  - 4 x (1 inch cubes)
Simple Syrup  - 1 TBS
Lemon Juice - 1 TBS
Lime Juice - 1 squeeze
Martini Glass
Cutting Board


1. First cut the watermelon into 1-inch cubes, place a few cubes in the freezer for garnish later.

2. To prepare the simple syrup - combine equal parts sugar & water in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil, stirring, until sugar has dissolved. Allow to cool.

3. Place two watermelon cubes in a shaker & muddle the watermelon.

5. Add to the shaker - cucumber vodka, simple syrup & lemon juice 

6. Fill shaker with ice & shake until chilled 

7. Pour the drink into the martini glass & finish off with a squeeze of a lime 

8.Get the watermelon popsicle cubes from the freezer & place on a bamboo skewer & garnish the drink. ENJOY!!!! 

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