Don’t waste cubic cocktail inches on regular ice! Soak melon balls in tequila to keep your cocktail cold with our frozen melon lime cocktail recipe.
Talk about a conversation starter–this creatively inspired libation will have all your guests talking. All you need are a few easy-to-find ingredients like melon, tequila and lemon-lime soda.
Nothing is more disappointing than a bland melon, so take a little care when picking out your honeydew. When you’re at the grocery store, just press the melon on the blossom end and feel for a little give. The melon should also be mildly sweet and fragrant.
Cut your honeydew in half. Chop half of honeydew to make about 2 cups and set aside. Scoop out remaining half of honeydew into balls with using a melon baller. Place melon balls in a shallow container and pour in half a cup of good tequila. Place the melon balls in your freezer so they can transform into a flavorful ice cube alternative.
In a cocktail shaker muddle the two cups of chopped honeydew and strain into a pitcher. Pour lime juice, tequila, and your lemon-lime soda into pitcher and stir to combine– we’re all about conserving calories here! Add your frozen honeydew tequila balls and serve.
Frozen melon lime cocktails are perfect for the most sweltering days of summer, but they’re so fabulous, any other old day is also a smashing occasion for this fun and unique beverage.
Frozen Melon Lime Cocktail Recipe
- 1 honeydew melon
- 1/2 cup lime juice
- 1 1/2 cups tequila, divided
- 24 oz lemon lime soda
- Cut honeydew in half . Chop 2 cups worth of melon using one half of melon and form honeydew melon balls using melon baller on the other half.
- Place melon balls in shallow container . Pour ½ cup tequila over melon balls and freeze about 2 hours.
- Muddle the 2 cups honeydew in cocktail shaker and strain honeydew juice into pitcher with lime juice, remaining tequila and lemon-lime soda. Stir to combine and add melon balls to pitcher . Pour into glasses and serve.
Haven't enjoyed tequila since your 21st birthday? Simply swap the tequila for vodka!