Watermelon Martini – Dive into Your Summer

Easy Watermelon Martini Recipe

There’s just something about summer that screams watermelon, you know? It’s like the unofficial mascot of hot days and good vibes. So, there I was, staring at this massive watermelon.

And then it hit me—I needed a Watermelon Martini in my life. I mean, why settle for just slicing and munching and juice when you could turn it into a refreshing cocktail? It’s like upgrading your watermelon game to VIP status.

Best watermelon martini recipe

So, I dug up a blender, grabbed a juicy slice, threw it in the blender, and hit the blend button like I was starting a party. Next thing I knew, I had this vibrant watermelon puree that practically begged to be turned into a martini. I’m no mixologist, but who needs a fancy title when you’ve got a craving, right?

Sipped that pink perfection of Watermelon Cocktail drink, and suddenly, my summer felt even more fantastic. Here is how to make Watermelon Martini, simple and easy like other Martini recipes:

Watermelon Martini

A needed drink for the Summer
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 150 kcal


  • 2 cups fresh watermelon diced
  • 2 oz vodka e.g. Grey Goose, Tito’s
  • 1 oz triple sec
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • Ice cubes
  • Watermelon slices for garnish


  • Remove the seeds from the fresh watermelon and dice it into small cubes.
  • In a blender, puree the diced watermelon until smooth.
  • Strain the watermelon puree through a fine-mesh sieve to remove any pulp and obtain a smooth liquid.
  • In a cocktail shaker, combine 2 oz of watermelon puree, vodka, triple sec, fresh lime juice, and simple syrup.
  • Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake the mixture well for about 15-20 seconds to chill the ingredients.
  • Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass.
  • Garnish the martini with a watermelon slice on the rim of the glass or a small watermelon wedge.
Keyword alcohol, cocktails, martini, summer

watermelon martini variations

This Martini is a summer sensation with endless possibilities. You can create a spicy twist by adding a hint of jalapeño for a kick or indulge in a tropical escape by blending coconut and watermelon. Here are some ideas you can try:

  • Cucumber Watermelon Martini: To make cucumber flavor, add a few cucumber slices to the mix. It adds a crisp and cool element to the drink.
  • Basil Infusion: For an herbaceous touch, muddle a few fresh basil leaves with the watermelon before blending. It adds a fragrant and aromatic quality to the cocktail.
A glass of frozen Watermelon Martini on the table
The frozen Watermelon Cocktail
  • Frozen Watermelon Martini: Turn your martini into a frozen treat by blending the ingredients with ice. It’s perfect for hot summer days.
  • Watermelon Strawberry Martini: Muddle ripe strawberries with watermelon juice for a burst of fruity goodness.
Johanna Cleveland
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