Watermelon Basilito

Watermelon Basilito: A refreshing twist on a mojito, this summer cocktail made with muddled watermelon, fresh basil, lime and white rum.

Perfect for summer entertaining, this refreshing variation on a mojito is made with muddled watermelon, fresh basil, lime juice and white 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

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

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