This fun, fresh infused tequila is a great staple to keep in the refrigerator all summer long.
Note on Tequila type: White and silver tequila are not aged and hence do not have a strong flavor profile making them perfect for this recipe. Additionally 100% agave tequila will include no additives.The TOTAL TIME reflects a two day infusion time for the tequila.
Servings 1Cocktail recipe serves 1 and can be multiplied (10-12 margaritas per batch of Watermelon infused tequila)
Author Toni Dash
Ingredients for Watermelon-Infused Tequila:
1 750-mlbottle of white or silver, 100% agave tequila
1small seedless watermelon(yielding about 2 pounds of 1 inch cubed watermelon)
A sealable jar with will hold the above(I use an 8 cup/4 pint Mason jar with lid)
Ingredients for Watermelon Margarita:
2cubes of the watermelon from the tequila jar(above)
¾ounceCointreau or Citronage
Instructions for Watermelon-Infused Tequila:
Wash and dry jar. Add watermelon and tequila and seal. Allow to sit in the refridgerator at minimum of 2 days, preferably 1 week. Once complete keep in the refrigerator to have it chilled and ready for use.
Instructions for the Watermelon Margarita:
Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until slushy.