Cucumber Melon Gin Spritzers

Ingredients

For the melon simple syrup

  • 1 c. water
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 2 c. cantaloupe cubes or balls

For the cocktail

  • 2 oz. melon simple syrup
  • 1.5 oz. gin
  • 1 oz. seltzer water
  • melon balls/cubes
  • cucumber slices
  • ice
  • fresh mint


Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the water and sugar to a boil. Let boil for 30 seconds, remove from heat, and let cool completely. Once cooled, add to a blender or food processor with the cantaloupe cubes/balls. Blend until completely smooth.
  2. To make the drink, add ice to a cocktail shaker along with a fresh mint leaf. Add the simple syrup and gin, and shake for 30 seconds. Fill glass with ice, a few melon balls and cucumber slices, and then pour in the drink. Top with seltzer, stir to combine, and garnish with mint, and extra cantaloupe/cucumber slices!



Recipe source: spicesinmydna