Drinks

Backyard BBQ Meets Midtown Manhattan – Watermelon Cosmopolitan

By Seth Fera-Schanes

The adage: ‘work hard, play hard’ applies to New York City’s millions of residents.  Long commutes and longer hours, the stress levels can get high.  To relax, some all these people frequent after work happy hours the after and cherish their weekends.  With that in mind and summer here in all its humid glory, we bring you the Watermelon Cosmo.  It is a country meets classy cocktail and comes fully equipped with watermelon ice cubes.  Enjoy.

Watermelon Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe NYC

Serving size: 1
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 0

Ingredients:
1 piece 1 inch x 1 inch cube of watermelon, frozen
1 cup ice
1 ounce premium vodka
1 ounce Cointreau
1 tablespoon grenadine syrup
1 cup watermelon puree
1 piece mini skewer of a small piece of watermelon, pineapple, and a small strawberry

Directions:
Place the frozen watermelon cube in the bottom of a chilled martini glass. Place the ice, vodka, Cointreau, grenadine and watermelon puree in a shaker and shake for 30 seconds. Strain into the glass and garnish with the skewer.

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