The Coolest Martini of Summer…
Smooth, succulent, and refreshing, the voluptuous watermelon has officially transformed the martini into a whole new eye-popping, tongue-waving summer spectacle.
2 ounces watermelon juice, or to taste (store-bought or homemade by blending chunks of seedless watermelon until juiced, straining if necessary)
1 1/2 to 2 ounces vodka
2 ounces cranberry juice, or to taste
Splash of pineapple juice
2 watermelon slices and frozen berries, for garnish
In a shaker, combine all the ingredients, except the garnishes, with ice. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with two side-by-side watermelon slices and the frozen berries.
YIELD: 1 cocktail
“Watermelon Bikini” is from page 217 in GRILLING VEGAN STYLE: 125 Fired-Up Recipes to Turn Every Bite into a Backyard BBQ.