6 Sweet Ways to Booze Up Your Watermelon

By: KC Cibran
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Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

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This summer, be a melon baller by adding booze to your watermelon. Sip on a Watermelon Martini (pictured above) — made with freshly pureed watermelon cubes and melon liqueur — or try one of the other refreshing recipes below.

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Have your watermelon on the rocks. Diced watermelon and tart lime juice make this drink a summer must-have.

A Watermelon Champagne Cocktail, as seen on Cooking Channel's Dinner At Tiffani's, Season 1.

Photo by: Adam Rose ©2014, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Adam Rose, 2014, Cooking Channel, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Mix watermelon juice and sweet vanilla vodka for a drink reminiscent of a fruity baked good. Top each glass off with a little fizzy champagne.

Kick brunch off right with Bobby Flay’s take on the classic mimosa, using watermelon juice, tequila and Cava instead of orange juice and champagne.

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This Spanish-style chilled soup combines watermelon and vodka with vegetables for a refreshing savory cocktail.

These tiny treats are an adorable addition to any summer celebration. This recipe uses strawberry Jell-O for its bright color, but feel free to substitute watermelon gelatin instead.

Alie and Georgia put an adult twist on a classic icy treat. In this snow cone, crushed ice is topped with sweet watermelon juice and champagne for the ultimate cooldown.

More Watermelon Recipes from Our Friends:
Creative Culinary: Watermelon Mint Cooler

In Jennie's Kitchen: Watermelon & Mixed Berry Pizza

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