Want to upgrade your standard vodka sprite cocktail? Try a Watermelon crush instead. It is a delicious combination of vodka and sprite with the perfect addition of sweet watermelon flavor.
This Watermelon Crush is like summer in a glass! Crisp, refreshing, and bursting with sweet watermelon flavor, you’re going to be sippin’ on this fun twist to a vodka and sprite cocktail all season long.
Hey everyone, I’m Christin and today I’m excited to share this tasty little cocktail with you on Just Us Four. I’m the baker, cocktail shaker, and picture taker behind the blog Blue Crab Martini. I’d love it if you stopped by to visit sometime!
Summer is the perfect time to sit outside by the pool with a vodka sprite cocktail in your hand! This combination of the traditional vodka and sprite but with sweet watermelon flavor added in is sure to be your absolute favorite summer cocktail from the first sip.
You are definitely going to want to make sure you grab some fresh, perfectly ripe watermelons to use in this recipe! Use a few slices as garnish and save the rest for this watermelon crush recipe.
Watermelon is delicious, and definitely one of the most anticipated treats of the summer. The only thing that could make it even more mouthwatering? A little splash of vodka and sprite of course! Because let’s be honest, vodka makes everything just a bit better, right?!
If you love this watermelon crush recipe, be sure to try these other vodka sprite cocktails:
Essential Items for This Recipe:
- Martini Shaker
- Old Fashioned or Lowball Glass
- Chef’s Knife
Need a few ideas to use up the extra watermelon? Try these recipes:
If you make this watermelon crush recipe or any other recipe from the blog, I’d love to hear about your experience. Let me know if the comments or snap a photo and tag it #MySuburbanKitchen on Instagram or Twitter.
- 4 oz vodka
- ½ cup pureed watermelon juice strain to remove any small seeds
- Squeeze of fresh lime
- 2 tsp simple syrup
- Crushed ice
- Lime soda (sprite) or seltzer water
- Watermelon slice for garnish
In a martini shaker filled with ice, combine the vodka, watermelon juice, lime, and simple syrup. Shake until well combined.
Divide the mixture evenly into two glasses.
Add crushed ice and top off with lime soda.
Garnish with watermelon slice.