August 10th, 2010 |

Summer Cocktail: Watermelon Sidecar

This summer-y watermelon cocktail from Sunset Magazine sounds just delicious!  So simple, yet so festive…’s the how-to:

Whirl chunks of watermelon in a food processor until blended, then strain. Rub the rim of a martini glass with a cut lemon wedge, then dip rim in a shallow plate of sugar. Pour 3 tbsp. watermelon juice, 2 tbsp. brandy, 1 tbsp. lemon juice, and 2 tbsp. Cointreau into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake thoroughly, then strain into glass. Garnish with watermelon wedges.  YUM, right?!

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2 comments to Summer Cocktail: Watermelon Sidecar

  • Ooooh I can’t wait to try this

  • i’m planning a little date night this weekend for me and the bf… i always love to try new recipes w/ just the 2 of us {because then i don’t dissapoint any guests:)} and this sounds SO good and would be a perfect drink on a hot summer evening! thanks for sharing! now i have to find a yummy dinner recipe to go with it:)