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Triple Watermelon Martinis are a refreshing summer cocktail with a light, simple flavor made with three different watermelon flavors. 

Triple the flavor in these watermelon martinis with watermelon vodka, watermelon schnapps and homemade watermelon juice. The best recipe for refreshing summer drinks!

A few nights ago, I was watching the final season of Parks and Recreations and one of the characters mentioned that watermelon martinis are one of his happy thoughts.

I have never had, nor heard of, a watermelon martinis. But I was intrigued.

I’m one of those weird people who isn’t too interested in eating actual watermelon, but I love watermelon-flavored things. So the idea of anything that possibly involved watermelon schnapps (I was determined that it would) was a pretty good one to me.

Zach was less thrilled when I mentioned it involved watermelon vodka. He had a…negative experience with that in college. But we marched on. Fortunately, the schnapps and vodka didn't give it such a harsh taste. All we could really taste was the watermelon juice with a hint of alcohol (if you want more alcohol, feel free :P).

The hardest ingredient to procure was the watermelon juice. Getting the precut watermelon is kind of expensive, so I opted for an actual watermelon that I then cut it, pureed it, and strained it.

But wow, so worth it. Plus it wasn't that difficult. My food processor did most of the work. 😛

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Watermelon Martinis

For this you will need:

  • 1/4 cup Smirnoff watermelon vodka
  • 1/4 cup Dekueper watermelon schnapps
  • 1 cup watermelon juice

The biggest part, as I said, is cutting and pureeing your watermelon. It doesn't have to be little chunks, just remove the rind and make the watermelon pieces whatever size your food processor or blender can handle. Toss them in and pulse until it's completely pureed.

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Now you have the choice to use this juice as is. My husband really wanted it that way, but I don't like grimy beverages. So I took my Nut Milk Bag (you can use cheesecloth) and strained the juice. Very easy.

From there, you just mix all the ingredients into a martini shaker with some ice, shake until moisture appears on the outside of the shaker, then pour into glasses.

If you want, you can add sugar or honey (before the mixing process). I thought this was just sweet enough. It tasted like juice, so be careful about accidentally drinking too much. I'm very excited to have them again before summer comes to an end, though.

For more summer drink ideas check out my Strawberry Lemonade Bourbon Cocktails and my Cherry Limeade Vodka Cocktails. Enjoy!

Watermelon Martinis


Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Smirnoff watermelon vodka
  • 1/4 cup Dekueper watermelon schnapps
  • 1 cup watermelon juice

Instructions

  1. 1. If using a whole watermelon, remove the rind and cut into chunks. Place the chunks in a blender or a food processor and pulse until completely pureed. Strain with cheesecloth or a Nut Milk Bag.
  2. 2. Combine all ingredients and some ice in a martini shaker. Shake until condensation forms on the outside of the shaker.
  3. 3. Pour and serve!
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 186kcal Calories from fat 3
% Daily Value
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 12g
Protein 1g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g
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4 comments on “Triple Watermelon Martinis Recipe

  1. Yum! These look awesome! I laughed out loud about your “negative college experience” reference. Most of us have one. I still can’t look at High C fruit punch – haha! Thank you for sharing on Family Joy Blog Link-Up Party. Hope you are having a great week!

  2. This looks totally YUM! I’m actually planning on watermelon margaritas this weekend! We have so much tequila sitting around…and that’s just dangerous!

  3. Holy Cow those sound scrumptious and awfully cooling! Wanna just pour one and put my feet up! Woo Hoo Hubby would love one of these when he got home from work I’m sure. hahaha

  4. Oh these sound good!! What a perfect way to complete a barbeque dinner! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner linky – and don’t forget to leave a comment – if you comment and your post is featured next week, it will also get pinned and tweeted!