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Spiked Watermelon Salad

This booze soaked fruit is an adults-only dessert! Fresh mint, crunchy sweet pecans and juicy watermelon are the perfect after dinner combination to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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Spiked Watermelon Salad
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Serves: 6
This booze soaked fruit is an adults-only dessert!
Ingredients
  • 1 medium watermelon, cut into 1" cubes
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup vodka
  • 6 Tbsp GF fruity liqueur (ie. pomegranate, crème de cassis, melon)
  • ¼ cup fresh mint, chopped
Candied Pecans:
  • ½ cup pecans
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl mix lemon and sugar together until dissolved. Add in alcohol, then watermelon cubes. Light toss, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour (anything longer than 2 hrs and the melon will soak up too much alcohol).
  2. To make candied pecans; in a skillet toast pecans until just before browned. Add oil and sugar, and stir continuously until sugar is dissolved (about 3-5 minutes). Let cool.
  3. To assemble; drain watermelon and put into serving dishes. Top with mint and pecans.

 
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