Beach Cocktail Recipe

Watermelon Cucumber Cooler

2.5 cups watermelon, seeds removed, cut into chunks
1/2 large English cucumber, peeled and cut into chunks
2 limes, juiced
1 tablespoon honey
3 ounces vodka
cucumber, lime and/or sliced watermelon, for garnish


Place a fine mesh sieve over a large bowl or pitcher.
In a blender, puree the watermelon and cucumber chunks.
Pour mixture through the sieve into the bowl. Use the back of a big spoon or rubber spatula to squeeze all the juice into the bowl.
In a small bowl, stir together lime juice and honey.
Pour the lime juice and honey mixture into the watermelon and cucumber juice, along with vodka. Adjust sweetness with more honey if desired.
To serve, fill two glasses with ice and top each with cocktail. Garnish with cucumber and lime slices.
Serves two.


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