Butterfly Kiss

Renée G.


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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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

How to Make Butterfly Kiss


  • 1Puree 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.
  • 2Divide the juice among 4 ice-filled glasses.
  • 3Top each with 1 ½ ounces gin, 2 tablespoons lime juice and ⅓ cup ginger ale and stir.
  • 4Garnish with watermelon and lime wedges, if desired.

    Non-alcoholic version: Omit the gin.

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About Butterfly Kiss

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

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