Nothing says summer quite like a big, juicy slice of watermelon! This Watermelon Vodka Fizz Cocktail is the perfect summer drink for watermelon lovers. It’s a little sweet and so refreshing!
As soon as the first watermelons are available at the grocery store, I grab one at least weekly. There just isn’t anything that compares to a fresh, juicy, sweet slice of watermelon in the summer. I recently decided to try watermelon in one my favorite cocktails, and it is pure summer perfection! So, grab a fresh watermelon and let’s get this party started!
How Do You Pick a Sweet Watermelon?
Before we get started, let’s talk a little bit about picking out the sweetest watermelon. Most people assume that the best watermelons are the greenest ones, and that’s not the case. To find a watermelon that is nice and ripe, look for one with a nice big yellow spot. This is the sweet spot…the more yellow it is, the longer the watermelon has been ripening on the vine.
How Do You Cut a Watermelon into Triangles?
One of my most viewed posts on my other blog, Mom 4 Real is this one…How to Slice a Watermelon Into Triangles! Check it out and see the step-by-step directions and photos showing how I slice our watermelons in seconds. It’s seriously easy, and makes serving watermelon sooo much better!
What’s in a Watermelon Vodka Fizz?
1 1/2 ounces of vodka
2 ounces of fresh pureed watermelon
1 ounce of simple syrup (try this Homemade Simple Syrup Recipe)
2 ounces of club soda
Watermelon Vodka Fizz RecipePrint
This easy Watermelon Vodka Fizz cocktail will be your new summer go to drink! It’s so fresh and delicious!
- 1 1/2 ounces of vodka
- 2 ounces of fresh pureed watermelon
- 1 ounce of simple syrup (we always use this Homemade Simple Syrup)
- 2 ounces of club soda
- Fill a glass with ice.
- Add vodka, pureed watermelon and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker and shake well.
- Strain mixture over ice.
- Top off with club soda.
- Garnish with a slice of watermelon and a sprig of mint. (optional)
Keywords: watermelon, vodka, fizz
I hope you enjoy this Watermelon Vodka Fizz as much as I do!
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