Sandra Lee shares her recipe for a sweet, refreshing cocktail that highlights summer’s most favorite melon.
Makes 8 servings
- 5 to 6 pounds watermelon, rind and seeds discarded
- 1 cup lemon-flavored vodka, such as Smirnoff® Sorbet Light Lemon
- 1/3 cup lime juice
- 1 12-ounce lemon-lime carbonated drink
Cut watermelon into chunks. Blend and strain through a fine-mesh sieve over a pitcher until you have 4 cups juice. Add vodka and lime juice. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Fill 8 cocktail glasses with ice cubes. Fill glasses 3/4 full of watermelon mixture and top with a splash of lemon-lime drink. Garnish with watermelon wedges and/or lime wedges, if desired.
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