Watermelon cocktail with ginger liqueur and sugar-spiced rim

September 15, 2013

Watermelon cocktail with ginger liqueur and sugar-spiced rim

Biting into a slice of ripe, juicy watermelon is absolutely thrilling, and I wanted the first sip of this cocktail to be just the same. The aromatic, sweet watermelon pairs marvelously with the ginger liqueur while a generous splash of fresh lime juice keeps its sweetness in check. Furthermore, the sugared rim, spiked with cayenne, brings a delightful spicy hint to each sip.

This delectable concoction is simple to prepare and can be assembled in minutes, which makes it a good candidate for parties. The watermelon and lime can be juiced ahead of time and the rims dipped in the spiced sugar before pouring the drinks. Then, when you’re ready to serve, just shake, pour… and sip!

Watermelon wedges

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Watermelon cocktail with ginger liqueur and sugar-spiced rim

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Disclaimer: As always, my point of view is my own. I do not accept samples, and have no commercial relationship with any product, food or wine company.

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Angie@Angie's Recipes September 15, 2013 at 1:24 pm

Your description of this delightful cocktail has me crave for one now!

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Viviane September 15, 2013 at 1:37 pm

Angie! I wish I could have one with you, my dear… Cheers!

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Kiran @ KiranTarun.com September 19, 2013 at 3:03 am

Ginger liquer sounds delightful pairing for this mouth-watering watermelon cocktail :)

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Viviane September 19, 2013 at 11:58 am

Thank you, Kiran!

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