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Watermelon Martini

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars
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"Best summer drink ever!"
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Ingredients

10 m servings 262
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 cocktails)

Directions

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  1. Combine some salt and sugar in a small bowl, and pour onto a small, shallow plate. Moisten the rims of 2 glasses with a piece of watermelon, and dip the moistened glass rims into the salt and sugar mixture; set aside.
  2. Pour the watermelon juice, vodka, watermelon schnapps, simple syrup, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker over ice. Cover, and shake until the outside of the shaker has frosted. Strain into the prepared glasses.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • To make watermelon juice, process chunks of seedless watermelon in your blender and then strain through cheesecloth.
  • Editor's Note
  • Make your own simple syrup with our recipe!

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 262 calories; 0.3 35.8 0.9 0 5 Full nutrition

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One of the most delicious drinks you will ever try. I used the "luscious" watermelon Schnapps, not the Pucker. This was incredible. Watch out, because they go down WAY too easily and are stro...

Most helpful critical review

I can't quite make up my mind about this one. It wasn't great and it wasn't bad. Since I didn't think it was great, it was way to much work to make watermelon juice, so I won't be making again.

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One of the most delicious drinks you will ever try. I used the "luscious" watermelon Schnapps, not the Pucker. This was incredible. Watch out, because they go down WAY too easily and are stro...

This was a winner! I served this at a small BBQ with my husband and two of his friends, all beer-drinking Army Captains. My husband is not a watermelon fan, so he didn't care for it, but the oth...

I do not have a juicer or food processer so as I cut the watermelon up I saved the rind with a bit extra watermelon not cut off it. Then I used the back of a spoon and smooshed the watermelon le...

One of the best cocktail recipes I've ever made. The fresh watermelon gives the drink exceptional flavor. I did make a margarita version of this recipe by substituting a good tequila for the vod...

This was better than I thought it would be.. I pureed some watermelon in the frap maker and then added just a bit of sugar(we like things sweet)..then used watermelon flavored vodka and watermel...

Love it! The only thing I changed was that I used melon flavored rum instead of schnapps since that was all I had. I used my juicer to get the melon juice. Yummy!

I can't quite make up my mind about this one. It wasn't great and it wasn't bad. Since I didn't think it was great, it was way to much work to make watermelon juice, so I won't be making again.

Wonderful summer drink and I'm not huge fan of watermelon. Didn't like the salt sugar mixture so I just stuck with sugar.

EXCELLENT!!! I didn't have watermelon schnapps but I did have Midori melon liquor. Very tasty this way. I then tried with peach schnapps which was also very good. Hard to pick a favorite. I may ...