A refreshing way to use those ripe melons in a cocktail or mocktail
Keyword cocktails, melons, mocktails
Prep Time 15minutes
Author Craving Something Healthy
1/2 cupdiced cantaloupe
1/2cupdiced honeydew melon
1tablespoonfresh mint leaves
3-4fresh basil leaves
sugar or other sweetener (optional)
Place the fruit, herbs, and sweetener if needed into a cocktail shaker and mash everything together with a muddler. If you don't have a shaker and muddler, you can also puree the fruit and herbs in a blender, but the juice will be cloudy.
Add the seltzer water and rum if desired, and stir well to combine
Cover the shaker with the strainer top and pour the mixture over 2 glasses filled with ice.
Garnish with additional herbs and melon balls as desired.