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Pink Daiquiri Recipe

The New Orleans cocktail for steamy weather and ass shakin' dance parties.
Pink Daiquiri Recipe

"Watermelons are oddly in season until November in New Orleans, so cheers to climate change!"

Servings: 16
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes


2 cups|475 ml light rum
½ cup|125 ml mint or basil
½ seedless watermelon
1 cucumber
pineapple juice, to top


  1. Muddle a handful of fresh mint or basil in hot water, let steep until room temperature and strain. Makes an "herbal tea."
  2. Peel the cucumber and watermelon, cut into chunks. Add into blender, purée, and strain through a wire mesh strainer. This should produce 6 cups|1420 ml of liquid.
  3. Add rum and "herb tea" to cucumber-watermelon liquid. Sweeten to taste with pineapple juice.
  4. Blend with ice in small batches to reach desired slushy consistency.

From Katey Red's Guide to Daiquiri Drinking

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