This summer, be a melon baller by adding booze to your watermelon. Sip on a Watermelon Martini (pictured above) — made with freshly pureed watermelon cubes and melon liqueur — or try one of the other refreshing recipes below.
Have your watermelon on the rocks. Diced watermelon and tart lime juice make this drink a summer must-have.
Mix watermelon juice and sweet vanilla vodka for a drink reminiscent of a fruity baked good. Top each glass off with a little fizzy champagne.
Kick brunch off right with Bobby Flay’s take on the classic mimosa, using watermelon juice, tequila and Cava instead of orange juice and champagne.
This Spanish-style chilled soup combines watermelon and vodka with vegetables for a refreshing savory cocktail.
These tiny treats are an adorable addition to any summer celebration. This recipe uses strawberry Jell-O for its bright color, but feel free to substitute watermelon gelatin instead.
Alie and Georgia put an adult twist on a classic icy treat. In this snow cone, crushed ice is topped with sweet watermelon juice and champagne for the ultimate cooldown.
More Watermelon Recipes from Our Friends:
Creative Culinary: Watermelon Mint Cooler
In Jennie’s Kitchen: Watermelon & Mixed Berry Pizza
Healthy Eats: How Do We Love Watermelon? Let Us Count the Ways
Taste with the Eyes: Watermelon Gazpacho – Impossibly Pretty, Mighty Tasty Too
Swing Eats: Watermelon with Feta, Mint, Olive Oil, and Sea Salt
FN Dish: All the Ways You Can Spike Fresh Watermelon