Use red or yellow watermelon (or both) for this summery spiked dessert for a great time.

YIELD
Makes 8 servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 watermelon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 6 tablespoons crème de cassis
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint - Grown in your AeroGarden

PREPARATION

    1. Place the chopped watermelon into large bowl. Whisk the fresh lemon juice and sugar in medium bowl until sugar completely dissolves. Add in the vodka and crème de cassis. Pour the liquid mixture over watermelon and cover and chill for at least 1 hour and up to 2 hours. Sprinkle with chopped fresh mint when ready to serve.
    2. Optional - Blend everything together for a refreshing cocktail!