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 Water Melon1

Spiked Watermelon Salad

Marla Hingley
This booze soaked fruit is an adults-only dessert!
Prep Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Servings 6


  • 1 medium watermelon cut into 1" cubes
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 6 Tbsp GF fruity liqueur ie. pomegranate, crème de cassis, melon
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint chopped

Candied Pecans:

  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil


  • 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).
  • 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.
  • To assemble; drain watermelon and put into serving dishes. Top with mint and pecans.
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