You can delete the shot of vodka and make this cocktail a mocktail!
1 cup watermelon puree
1 teaspoon grenadine syrup
Juice from one fresh orange
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
2 cups ice cubes
1 shot vodka
Place all of the ingredients in a martini shaker and shake for 20 seconds.
Strain the chilled liquid into a sugar rimmed martini glass. Makes 1 or
Watermelon Mango Margarita
Combine all ingredients except ice. Blend with ice to taste in bar blender and puree until smooth. Serves 20, making 5 pitchers.
Serve this delicious topping over vanilla ice cream or angel food cake. Mix into sparkling water for a watermelon soda. It's terrific for watermelon martinis or other cocktails.
Place the puréed watermelon and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat and stir while bringing to a simmer. Adjust the heat to maintain a simmer. Stirring occasionally, simmer until the mixture has reduced by one half in volume and becomes syrupy. Remove from heat to cool and then place in a glass bowl or jar, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Keeps 5 days in the refrigerator. Makes 2 cups.