Watermelon Limoncello Cocktail

Sunday, July 22, 2012
An idea my son had while he was visiting. His thoughts were since I love watermelon to make a Watermelon Limoncello Cocktail. This is a refreshing drink and since I was ailing with a backache the alcohol sounded too good to pass up. He went out bought all the ingredients and we made this one together. The best of both worlds, it taste great with or without alcohol so you can make it either way! Just substitute lemonade for the alcohol!

Chad had a great idea, this was so refreshing it was hard to stop at one!  Of course my backache felt a little better after the drink too!



watermelon and limoncello in a mason jar with strawberries and watermelon on a toothpick cocktail with mint






watermelon and limoncello in a mason jar with strawberries and watermelon on a toothpick cocktail with mint



CELEBRATE SUMMER WITH A COCKTAIL!




What better way to kick off summer than with a cocktail made with watermelon. It just shouts summer!


This Watermelon Limoncello Cocktail is great with or without alcohol.


All the fruits are fresh and bursting with a fresh ray of sunshine to cool you off on a hot summers day!


I just love to add a fresh fruit kabob to top of this delicious refreshing drink.


There are times in the winter, I sit back and make this refreshing drink so it sends me to a warm place in my mind.


Watermelon is so refreshing and it's low fat, low carb and making this it without the alcohol even healthy!


Take your pick of making this awesome drink either way. It's not only refreshing, it's delicious!




watermelon and limoncello in a mason jar with strawberries and watermelon on a toothpick cocktail with mint




Watermelon Limoncello Cocktail Pin for later

watermelon and limoncello in a mason jar with strawberries and watermelon on a toothpick cocktail with mint







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Watermelon Limoncello Cocktail

prep time: 5 minscook time: 15 minstotal time: 20 mins

ingredients:

6 cups seedless watermelon pulp

1 1/2 cups water

1/3 cup sugar

1/2 cup limoncello or lemonade

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup fruit ( suggestions strawberries, raspberries or blueberries)

assorted fruits to make kabobs, raspberries, strawberries, cubed watermelon

sprigs of mint


Optional
1 shot of Bacardi Rum to top it off

instructions:

Place water and sugar in a small saucepan and boil together until sugar dissolves. In the mean time place the melon, berries and limoncello in a blender and puree until fine. Put through a mess strainer into a small pitcher. Add the simple syrup. Place in the refrigerator for around an hour. Before serving add lots of ice, a shot of Bacardi rum to the top of the drink. Place a fruit kabob on top, garnish with mint and enjoy!
calories
110
fat (grams)
3
carbs (grams)
6
sugar (grams)
8
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19 comments

  1. Oh my, I'm starting to feel a backache :) I've got limoncello in the freezer and watermelon in the fridge. I know the remedy that will make me better!

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  2. What a beautiful color :) Great! Bye, have a good Sunday

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  3. Che bella questa ricetta! Non la conoscevo ma mi incuriosisce tantissimo, col cocomero che di questi giorni si mangerebbe sempre!
    Baci:**

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  4. Summer delicious and July-refreshing. Just the thing for the humid weather. I am loving the presentation and wishing for it. Thanks for your kind comments. I will return to commenting and such in a few weeks.

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  5. Wow, what a refreshing drink! And a cute way to serve it too.

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  6. Claudia, This looks cool, refreshing and looks like summer!
    I hope your back is feeling better soon. Rest and relax today. Blessings dearest. Catherine xo

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  7. Claudia, This looks cool, refreshing and looks like summer!
    I hope your back is feeling better soon. Rest and relax today. Blessings dearest. Catherine xo

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  8. Perfect remedy for a backache, Claudia! My friends all want to sip on limoncello straight up, but I'd much rather have your cocktail!

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  9. they look perfect!!! I’ve been trying to get more into cocktails because ahem, apparently you look sophisticated and sexy with a cocktail drink in your hand. The strawberry martini looks gorgeous.

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  10. What a delicious summery cocktail--I have on my to-do list for this summer to make my own limoncello to have around for drinks just like this one.

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  11. This cocktail is perfect for a summer party!

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  12. This looks incredibly refreshing…and oh so yummy!!

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  13. Hi, I love this, look so refreshing and tempting. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

    Have a great week ahead.

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  14. This looks SO refreshing and colorful! I love the fruit kabob garnish too :)

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  15. What a gorgeous, and refreshing watermelon cocktail...and oh wow!...love the additional of the limoncello!
    Really a welcome for a Sunday brunch cocktail!

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  16. Looks refreshing and sounds delish! Just cut open a huge watermelon for the kids. Going to check the bar right now to see if I have any Limoncello!

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  17. Oh wow!! I love this!! I'm soo going to make this! :)

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  18. I was just wondering what to do with my unopened bottle of limoncello hanging out in the fridge :) These look AMAZING :))

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