Butterfly Kiss

Renée G.

By
@ReneeCooks

OOPS! After posting, someone noticed there really is a cocktail called a Butterfly Kiss. Who knew?

So, sorry to whomever I should apologize to for stealing your name. We chose the name because there was a butterfly flitting by.


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Serves:

4

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

4 cups watermelon chunks
6 oz. gin, divided
8 tbsp. lime juice, divided
1½ cups ginger ale, divided
lime wedges, for garnish (optional)
crushed ice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Puree the watermelon chunks in blender. Set a fine-mesh strainer over a bowl and strain the watermelon juice, pressing gently on the solids to extract as much juice as possible. Discard the pulp.
2
Divide the juice among 4 ice-filled glasses.
3
Top each with 1 ½ ounces gin, 2 tablespoons lime juice and ⅓ cup ginger ale and stir.
4
Garnish with watermelon and lime wedges, if desired.


Non-alcoholic version: Omit the gin.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American