Pucker Melon Rita
4 shots out of 5
It's spring break here for the kids. We started off well and now everyone is starting to annoy everyone else. We do have our good moments though! Yesterday I took the kids out to Target to get them out of the house and then we went to Arby's for lunch, mmmmm. Today we had lunch at Red Robin and thankfully the weather has been pretty nice....minus yesterdays rain.
I gave tonight's cocktail 4 shots out of 5. I had just tried my hand at a watermelon margarita with fresh watermelon.....unfortunately my watermelon tasted like rine and.......well......I dumped the attempt. I unfortunately do not have any watermelon puree so I grabbed my bottle of watermelon pucker, read the recipe on the back and added to it. I must say that I am very VERY happy with the results! The initial recipe from the pucker bottle was.....a bit puckerey and sour and absolutely needed my amendment. I hope to try a watermelon margarita with watermelon puree one day, but for now I will be absolutely happy drinking this one.
Here is my recipe for a Pucker Melon Rita:
- 2 oz watermelon pucker
- 2 oz sweet & sour mix
- 1 oz silver tequila
- 1/2 oz triple sec
- 3/4 oz simple syrup
Rim your margarita glass with fine sugar. In a cocktail shaker, add ice and all of the ingredients above. Shake and strain your cocktail into your sugar rimmed glass and enjoy!
Here is a photo of the end result:
Here is a photo of the ingredients:
Here's to being pleasantly surprised!