Watermelon Liqueur – Recipe

Watermelon Liqueur
Yields 6
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Ingredients
  1. 4-5 lbs watermelon -> 1 qt pureed watermelon
  2. 1 C water
  3. 1 C sugar
  4. 1 qt vodka
  5. 1 lemon, juiced
Make simple syrup
  1. Bring water to boil
  2. Add sugar
  3. Stir to dissolve
  4. Set aside to cool completely
Make Liqueur
  1. Combine syrup, puree, lemon juice in a large bottle or jar
  2. Cover and set aside for 5-7 days, stirring daily. After the 5th day, check for flavor
  3. When done, strain through a fine-mesh strainer and discard the solids
  4. Keeps for up to 1 year.
Serving suggestions
  1. Serve chilled over ice
  2. Serve chilled with a splash of seltzer
  3. Get creative with a martini shaker!
Adapted from Put 'em Up
Adapted from Put 'em Up
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