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Watermelon and Basil Martini

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"My summer garden inspired me to venture into my cocktail laboratory to concoct this chic, fashionable summer martini. Best enjoyed wearing flip-flops. (Warning: More than one may cause misplaced flip-flops.)"
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10 m servings 172
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 martinis)


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  1. Place 2 thin slices of cucumber in a bowl with basil leaves and sugar and smash with a fork until softened; pour in a teaspoon of watermelon vodka to loosen the mixture. Place crushed ice into a cocktail shaker and transfer cucumber-basil mixture into shaker; top with remaining watermelon vodka, lime juice, and simple syrup. Shake and strain into 2 chilled martini glasses; garnish each cocktail with 1 slice of peeled cucumber. Best enjoyed wearing flip-flops.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 172 calories; 0 8.4 0.1 0 3 Full nutrition

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No changes. I poured it out. Neither my husband or I liked it.