Saturday Sips: Frozen Watermelon Cocktail

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Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer which means it's time to break out that grill, the corn on the cob, and fresh juicy watermelon. While a plate of cold, sweet watermelon is a perfect snack on its own, I'm using my watermelon this weekend to whip up these frozen watermelon cocktails. A perfect way to ring in the warm-weather!

Saturday Sips Frozen Watermelon Cocktail

I love that this cocktail has just two ingredients and that cutting the watermelon is a do-ahead step which means assembling these is a breeze.

Ingredients:

  • seedless watermelon
  • vodka
  • watermelon rind spears for garnish
Watermelon cocktail

Directions:

  1. Cut off watermelon rind and dice watermelon into cubes. Place on parchment-lined tray and freeze for 3-4 hours. (Or do this days/weeks ahead of time!)
  2. Blend frozen watermelon chunks in a blender.
  3. Add 2-4 shots of vodka to taste and continue blending.
  4. Pour into glass and garnish with watermelon spear.
Watermelon cocktail

You can also make this into a kid-friendly drink by skipping the booze and mixing in a bit of juice, sparkling water, or coconut water instead. And frozen cubed watermelon makes a fun, warm-weather kid snack too!

Watermelon cocktail

For more cocktail ideas, check out our past Saturday Sips or head on over to The Shopping Mama to see what they are pouring this weekend!

Cheers!

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