National Watermelon Day - Reimaging Our Watermelon Mimosa to a Brunch Cocktail

Drink Recipes

On August 3rd, we celebrate this ancient berry in a feast of juicy deliciousness—otherwise known as National Watermelon Day. Did you know that watermelon is 92% water? No wonder it’s so refreshing and smells enticing just like our candle. In honor of National Watermelon Day, we are re-imaging our Watermelon Mimosa candle into an awesome brunch cocktail but also makes perfect ending to a summer evening.

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 Ingredients:

4 cups Watermelon (cubed)
1 Brut bottle champagne or prosecco
3 oz Simple Syrup (more for sweetness)
1 bottle champagne or sparkling wine (non-alcoholic)
Watermelon wedges, for garnish
Mint for garnish (optional)

 

Total Time: 15 mins
Yields: 4 Servings 

 

First, you must cut the watermelon into cubes. Our friends at 84th and 3rd has a  simple yet brilliant technique to cut watermelon into cubes. I was amazed how efficient the technique helped with the process. But make sure you flip the watermelon over the sink...it can get a little messy! 

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After cutting the watermelon into cubes, add 4 cups of watermelon into the blender, 3 oz. of the simple syrup and ice. 

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Strain the watermelon juice into a bowl. 

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Fill champagne flutes halfway with watermelon mixture and top off with champagne. Garnish glasses with a few mint sprigs and a watermelon wedge.

 

 

Enjoy (Responsibly!)

 To purchase our watermelon mimosa soy wax candle, a wonderful aroma of a fruity blend of watermelon, tangerine and red berries with notes of peach nectar, vanilla and spun sugar, visit our Amber Jars Soy Wax Candle Collection

 

 

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