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Try This Melon, Mint And Prosecco Cocktail

By Yvonne Ejiofor 22 September 2017   |   1:00 pm

Who wouldn’t love to drink Champagne day in day out?

Unfortunately, that kind of habit doesn’t come cheap. But if fizz is your thing, get your affordable fix with a Prosecco-based cocktail.

Far more versatile than you’d think, it works well paired with all kinds of spirits and flavours. From sparkling mojitos to watermelon-infused treats.

Check out this recipe round-up for all the inspiration you may need.

Prosecco cocktail

What you need:
12 to 15 melon balls, from a ripe watermelon
2 to 3 ounces melon liqueur (see Recipe Note)
1 bottle chilled Prosecco
6 springs of mint

As Simple as…
Add a few melon balls to each glass. Measure 1/2 ounce of liqueur per glass and drizzle it over the melon balls. Top with the chilled Prosecco. Gently squeeze or roll the mint sprigs and add one to each glass to garnish.

Recipe notes
If you want to really impress your guests, make your melon balls ahead of time and freeze them. BOOM, instant melon ice cubes to keep your melon Prosecco cocktails perfectly chilled.

Use a homemade melon liqueur in my cocktails, but you can use Midori or melon-flavored Schnapps instead. I suggest using just a splash of these commercial brands since these are much sweeter. Also, don’t be alarmed at the vibrant green color they will add to your cocktail — it still tastes delicious.


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