Entertain this Summer with a Watermelon Champagne Cocktail

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Watermelon is one of my favorites and it screams summertime as a snack but how about in a drink/cocktail?? Yes, please!

A sweet cocktail typically isn’t my first choice, but sometimes I am in the mood for a little sweet and this is fresh and delish without tasting like a hangover waiting to happen (aka too sweet).

Watermelon Champagne Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • Chopped Watermelon
  • Mint (a bunch)
  • Lemonade
  • Champagne

I will tell you, this cocktail I don’t use exact measurements (don’t hate me, it’s more about eyeballing).

In a cocktail shaker, add a few chunks of watermelon to the shaker (for 2 I would add about 1/2 cup of chopped watermelon). Add 3-4 sprigs of mint and pour in lemonade (note: add about 1/4 cup of lemonade); Muddle. It will become an AMAZING smelling watermelon/lemonade/mint juice #yourewelcome

Strain into your martini glass or champagne coupe and top with your champagne of choice and garnish with a sprig of mint.

*note: when you add the champagne it will get foamy – don’t be alarmed lol

And that’s it! Super simple, super summery, supper good! This would be perfect to serve all season long, especially for the 4th, a picnic, BBQ, anything – just try it.

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photos by Anne Kim of Laura Metzler Photography

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