Welcome to Spring! Take advantage of warming temperatures and sit out outside with a drink in your hand. Sounds lovely doesn't it?
Icy Spicy Watermelon Mojito
Ingredients for Syrup
20 ea. Mint leaves, torn into thirds
½ cup Sugar
1 ½ cups Water
¼ cup Ginger, cut into thin strips
½ tsp.Sea salt
¼ cup Lime juice, freshly squeezed
- Place syrup ingredients in saucepan and bring to soft boil. Cover and simmer for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to steep another 30 minutes. Strain and chill.
16 ea. Mint leaves
1 ea. Lime, cut into 8 wedges
6 cups Watermelon, red seedless, pureed but not strained
1- 2 ea. (to taste) Thai chili, cut into thin rings, seeds discarded (or ¼ tsp. cayenne)1- 2 ea. (to taste)
8 oz. Light rum
2 oz. Watermelon Mint Infused Vodka, either house-made or store-bought, such as Smirnoff Zero Sugar Infusions Watermelon & Mint
8 drops Angostura bitters
6 cups Ice
1 cup Club soda or citrus infused tonic
For garnish: 4 ea. Watermelon, cut into 1" cubes, 4 ea. 6'' skewers, and 4 ea. mint sprgs.
Variation: Rather than creating each drink individually, you can combine all liquid ingredients, then portion into individual glasses.