• Champagne and watermelon cocktail

    Serves: 4 - 6
    Total Time: 20 mins


    • 750ml (3 cups) fresh watermelon juice (see recipe for instructions)
    • large handful ice cubes, crushed
    • 80ml (⅓ cup) tequila
    • squeeze fresh lime juice
    • 375ml (1. cups) Champagne
    • watermelon wedges, to garnish
    • basil leaves, to garnish
    • lime slices, to garnish



    To make watermelon juice, blitz the flesh of ½ a small watermelon in a blender until smooth. Strain the pulp through a fine-mesh sieve. Reserve the strained liquid and divide among 4 – 6 Champagne coupes.


    Top each glass with the crushed ice, then divide the tequila, lime juice and Champagne among the glasses. Garnish each cocktail with either a watermelon wedge, a few basil leaves or a lime slice. Serve immediately.

    Imka Webb

    Imka Webb is a freelance digital marketing expert and the digital editor of Food & Home Entertaining magazine.  www.imkawebb.com