watermelon lemonade cocktail

Summer Sweet Watermelon Lemonade Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh watermelon juice 
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup
  • 2 ounces vodka Titos is a great choice but all vodkas work great.
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice, fresh squeezed is the only way to go.
  • 4-6 each mint leaves.

Directions

  1. In a tall Collins glass add crushed ice and mint leaves. Muddle to break up the mint and its essence.
  2. Pour in your watermelon juice, simple syrup, vodka and lemon juice.
  3. Shake to combine and serve.

Notes: Watermelon juice can be made by blending watermelon in a food processor or blender. Be sure to cover the top of your processor or blender with a towel. To keep the juices from making a mess when you turn on your machine. Add cucumber for a twist on this great drink. Making pitchers at a time is a great idea when guest are over.