Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Wedding Tip of the Week: Custom Drinks--Drink of the Week

The whole new rage is to have a custom drink at your wedding. Keep looking out for the next couple of Wednesdays for a "Drink of the Week".

This weeks "Drink of the Week" is a
Strawberry Watermelon Mojito

- 1½ oz. Smirnoff Strawberry Vodka

- ½ oz. fresh lime juice

- ½ oz. mint-infused simple syrup

- 1 cup fresh seedless watermelon, cubed and chilled

- 1 bunch fresh mint leaves- Club soda

To make mint syrup, bring 2 cups of sugar and 1 cup of water to a boil. Once the sugar has dissolved, remove from heat and add 8 to 10 mint leaves. Let cool for 30 minutes. Strain. Combine vodka, lime juice, simple syrup, ½ cup of watermelon and about 10 mint leaves in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake for 10 seconds. Strain into a glass with ice and remaining watermelon. Top with club soda. Garnish with additional mint leaf.

This drink was originally created at the Four Season Resort in Pair Beach, Florida.

Recipe found from Brides

1 comment:

African-American Brides said...

Oh, wow... that would be so good right about now! lol.