Watermelon Splash

Watermelon Splash

Watermelon is my favorite fruit period. So why not blend it and add vodka to it and slurp it all summer long!! This is your refreshing way into summer happiness. Serve it in the watermelon bowl, or in pitcher this is what you need to be making for your next party! 

Happy Summer :)

Now go make a splash!

Total Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 1 Pitcher

Watermelon Splash:

  • 3 Cups Fresh Watermelon juice
  • 1 Cup Basil simple syrup
  • 1/2 Cup Lime Juice
  • 1 cup Vodka or Gin

Basil Simple Syrup:

  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of fresh basil

INSTRUCTIONS

Basil Simple Syrup:

  1. In a small pot, combine sugar, water, and basil.
  2. Cook until all the sugar has dissolved about 10 minutes.
  3. Place the syrup in a blender, and blend until green and smooth.
  4. Let cool. 

Fresh Watermelon Juice:

  1. Slice a seedless watermelon in half.  
  2. Scoop out flesh into a food processor, for 2-3 minutes.
    • you can discard the rind, or use it as a serving bowl.
  3. Strain juice, 

Watermelon Splash:

  1. In a pitcher, add the watermelon juice, simple syrup, vodka, and lime juice, stir until well combined. 
  2. Pour into watermelon bowl, or a glass - on ice.
  3. Garnish with edible flowers, or watermelon wedge.

Cheers!