Say cheers to summer with a refreshingly fruity glass of watermelon frosé. This delicious summer drink is a perfect mix of frozen watermelon and frozen rose wine.
Watermelon Frosé Recipe
A frosé is a refreshing summer drink made with rosé wine and any summer fruit of your choice. The regular frosé can be made with strawberries, raspberries, peaches, and even pineapples.
However, a watermelon frosé is exceptionally special. It is a delicious blend of wine, fresh watermelon, lime juice, and some sweetener.
The frozen slushy drink is thick, fruity, and smooth to taste. It has a pretty pink color that comes from the juicy watermelon.
The frozen rosé wine typically has fruity undertones that enhance this festive summer drink’s flavor, and you can tweak this recipe to make a virgin watermelon slushy.
You can also increase or reduce the quantity of wine for this recipe to suit your preferred alcohol quantity.
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When to Serve This Frosé Drink
As with all frozen rose cocktails, the watermelon frosé is a summer drink. It is best served in small, informal gatherings and pairs well with grilled meats. So make sure to add it to your weekend backyard barbecue menu.
If you need something juicy and straightforward that will be a happy hour hit, this is the recipe for you. You will be surprised at how much your guests will love it.
Watermelon frosé can also be served at brunch. The fresh, juicy watermelon keeps the alcohol content mellow, making it easy to sip and less boozy. It is such a unique tropical cocktail and will leave you craving for more.
Other Frosé Recipes You Might Like
We really love watermelon, that’s why we enjoy this drink so much. Another thing we like about frosé drinks, is that the possibilities are endless. You can add almost any frozen fruit and it’ll turn out great!
Tips for Making a Frosé Drink
For this recipe to turn out great, you’ll need to start prepping your ingredients at least a couple of hours before you want to serve it.
This is because you need to freeze the fruit for at least four hours before it can be used. If you forgot to do so, don’t worry! You can always freeze the drink after making it.
Also, ensure to buy fresh watermelons for this recipe. The fresher the fruit, the more flavorful your frozen rose cocktail will be.
You can use a wheel of lime, some basil, or pineapple slice to add that extra tropical twist to garnish. You can also choose to blend some mint leaves into this recipe to give it that heightened summer taste.
How To Make The Best Watermelon Frosé Ever
Follow these super easy steps to make the best watermelon frosé ever! You’re welcome.
Start by cutting the watermelon flesh into small 1 inch cubes. Put the cubes in a container and freeze them for at least four hours. If possible, place the cubes spaced apart so that they won’t stick together.
Remove the watermelon cubes from the freezer and add them to a blender. Next, add the rosé wine, lime juice, and honey.
Now, all there’s left to do is blend the ingredients at high speed until the mixture has a slushy and smooth texture. Divide among some nice-looking glasses, and you’re all set!
- 1 (750-milliliter) bottle rosé wine, like Pinot Noir or Merlot rosé
- 4 cups frozen watermelon cubes
- ¼ cup lime juice
- 2 tablespoons honey
- Cut the watermelon in small (1 inch) cubes and freeze for at least 4 hours
- In a blender, blend the frozen watermelon, rosé, honey, and lime juice on high speed until creamy and smooth.
- Divide the mixture among a couple of glasses
- (Optional) Garnish with fresh watermelon or basil
Nutrition Information:Yield: 5 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 164Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 6mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 1gSugar: 17gProtein: 1g
Disclaimer: Nutrition information is automatically generated by Nutritionix. Actual nutrition values may differ.