MEAN GIRLS WATERMELON MARGARITA COCKTAIL RECIPE

MEAN GIRLS WATERMELON MARGARITA COCKTAIL RECIPE

john mascarich ·

In honor of one of our favorite flicks, we're making Watermelon Margs! This Valentine's Day, grab your gal pals, watch Mean Girls and make a big ole batch of Watermelon Margaritas. Gretchen approved.

Happy Galentine's Day!

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INGREDIENTS IN THE WATERMELON MARGARITA

1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup water
3 strips orange zest
2 cups cubed seeded watermelon
3/4 cup white tequila 

1/4 cup lime juice
salt or sugar for rimming glasses (optional)
1 lime, cut into wedges
2 cups crushed ice, or as needed

HOW TO MAKE THE WATERMELON MARGARITA

  1. Bring 1/2 cup sugar, water, and orange zest in a small saucepan to boil, stirring constantly. Simmer until sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes. Remove simple syrup from heat and allow to cool completely.
  2. Place watermelon in a blender or food processor. Pulse until pureed.
  3. Stir watermelon puree into a large pitcher with simple syrup, tequila, and lime juice.
  4. Place a small amount of salt or sugar into a saucer. Rub edge of margarita glasses with a lime wedge to moisten. Lightly dip the rim of the glass into the saucer to rim the glass; tap off excess salt or sugar.
  5. Fill rimmed glasses with crushed ice; pour margarita mixture into glasses and garnish with lime wedges to serve.

Enjoy Betches!

Best served in a Mean Girls Glass

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