Drinks

Watermelon Margarita

  • Serves

    serves 2

ANDRÉ BARANOWSKI

Watermelon gives the Silver Coin Margarita, from Austin's Fonda San Miguel, its refreshing kick.

Ingredients

For the Watermelon-Infused Tequila

  • 1 medium-size seedless watermelon
  • 1 (750-ml) bottle of silver tequila

For the Margarita

  • 4 oz. watermelon-infused tequila
  • 2 oz. frozen limeade
  • 2 cubes of the infused watermelon
  • 1 12 oz. Cointreau
  • Watermelon wedges

Instructions

instruction 0

For the infused tequila, cut a watermelon into 1" cubes (rind removed) until you have roughly 2 lbs. of fruit. Transfer to a glass jar, pour in tequila, seal jar, and let steep for 2 days.

instruction 1

To make drinks, combine the watermelon-infused tequila, 2 cups crushed ice, frozen limeade, infused watermelon, and Cointreau in a blender. Purée until slushy. Garnish with watermelon wedges.

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