Watermelon Basilito

Watermelon Basilito

A refreshing combination of juicy watermelon, fragrant basil, tangy lime juice and rum.

Watermelon Basilito

  • Ingredients:
  • 5 or 6 1-inch chunks of watermelon
  • 4 large basil leaves, torn into pieces
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1-1/2 ounces white rum
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce grenadine
  • Basil sprig for garnish

Preparation:
Thoroughly muddle the watermelon and basil together with the lime juice in the bottom of a mixing glass.

Transfer to a rocks glass and top with ice. Shake the remaining ingredients with ice and strain into the glass with the watermelon. Garnish with a sprig of basil.

Makes 1 serving

An original cocktail recipe from the
editors of MyGourmetConnection

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