National Watermelon Day is August 3rd, 2016. Give this refreshing summer sorbet, by Cassandra Ericson of the Chilled 100, a mix!

No Way Rosé Watermelon Sorbet

No Way Rosé Watermelon Sorbet

Photo Courtesy of Cassandra Ericson

No Way Rosé Watermelon Sorbet

(Makes: 1 Batch, Serves: 4-6)

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle (750 ml) Rosé
  • 2 cups Watermelon Puree* (Strained)
  • 2 1/2 oz. Fresh Lime Juice (Strained)
  • 6 oz. Mint Simple Syrup**

*Watermelon Puree

Cube a small seedless watermelon, puree in a blender or food processor until smooth, strain or use cheesecloth to remove seeds and large pieces.

**Mint Simple Syrup

In a heat proof container combine 1 cup each sugar and boiling water. Add 4-5 mint sprigs and let steep uncovered until room temperature.

Preparation: Combine all ingredients and put into a freezer safe container, after 2-3 hours when ice crystals begin to form on the surface, stir and return to freezer. Serve in a wine glass with mint sprig garnish.


Chilled 100 Mixologist, Cassandra Ericson

Chilled 100 Mixologist, Cassandra Ericson

Photo Courtesy of Joshua Caine Brandli

Cassandra Ericson is a Chilled 100 member in Portland, OR. Visit her website at CassandraEricson.com and follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.