Melonrita

Recipe by TxGriffLover
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READY IN: 5mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    (2 inch) cubes watermelon
  • 1 12
    ounces tequila
  • 12
    ounce tuaca liqueur
  • 2
    ounces prepared sweet-and-sour mix (recipe follows)
  • sugar, to coat rim of glass
  • ice cube
  • watermelon, wedge (to garnish)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine all ingredients in a drink shaker.
  • Muddle the watermelon in the bottom of the shaker, and shake gently twice.
  • Rim a glass with the sugar and add the ice cubes.
  • Pour over ice and garnish with the watermelon wedge.
  • Reata Sweet & Sour Mix.
  • Makes 4 cups.
  • 3 cups sugar.
  • 4 cups water.
  • 1 cinnamon stick.
  • 1 1/2 cups lime juice, preferablly fresh squeezed.
  • In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, water and cinnamon, stirring until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then lower heat, add the lime juice and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and let cool.
  • When cool, remove the cinnamon stick.
  • Store in an airtight container and refrigerate.
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