Watermelon Vodka Sparkler

This fruit-based patriotic drink is an alternative to drinks with artificial colors and lots of sugar.

Serves: 6Prep: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 pound seedless watermelon cubes
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 8 ounces vodka
  • 18 ounces club soda
  • 6 toothpicks
  • 18 blueberries
  • 6 slices starfruit

Directions

  • Blend watermelon, lime juice and sugar in a blender until smooth. Strain through a fine sieve. Store refrigerated until ready to use.
  • Thread 3 blueberries on each toothpick; top with a slice of star fruit. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • In a pitcher combine watermelon juice, vodka and club soda. Pour into serving glasses and garnish with fruit pick.
  • Tip: To make one drink combine 2 ounces of watermelon juice, 1½ ounces of vodka and 3 ounces of club soda. Garnish with fruit pick. Watermelon juice can be stored refrigerated for up to 2 days.