The Firecracker – Watermelon, Lime and Cucumber Cocktail

MogoBlog MogoLicious Tasty Tip of the Day:  The thing about cucumber in a cocktail is that it’s not extraordinary; but is at the same time. It’s adds a cool element, much like cucumbers do to a salad or sandwich. Not overwhelming or overpowering, nope just something almost indiscernible yet still so refreshing.This is so perfect; one of those ultra refreshing cocktails, especially after a hot night of 4th of July fireworks.

The Firecracker – Watermelon, Lime and Cucumber Cocktail


    • 4 oz Prairie Cucumber Vodka
    • 4 (1-inch) cubes of seedless watermelon
    • 2 limes, diced
    • 2 oz simple syrup (Boil 1/4 cup water and sugar just until sugar dissolves. Add 1/4 cup ice to cool – refrigerate leftovers)

To Garnish:

    • Lime Rim (equal amounts salt and sugar combined with some fresh grated lime)
    • 2 Watermelon Slices
    • 2 cucumber slices
    • 2 small mint sprigs



    1. Combine vodka, watermelon and lime in a cocktail shaker. Muddle all ingredients well. Add simple syrup, fill with ice, cover and shake until ice cold.
    2. Rim the glasses with a cut lime and dip in the lime rim mixture.
    3. Fill the glasses with ice and strain the ingredients from the shaker into the glasses.
    4. Garnish with a watermelon slice, a cucumber slice and a mint sprig.


    1. No Cucumber Vodka? No problem.

      Simply add a couple of slices to cucumber to the watermelon and lime and muddle them together; use regular vodka of your choosing.

Prep Time:  5 Minutes
Cook Time:  1 Minute
Total Time:  6 Minutes

Yields:  2 Mug with Attitude servings


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