Last night I was all over the internet, looking for recipes for new and interesting 4th of July fare. Lucky me, I found this "Fourth of July Cocktail" recipe on the Food Network website (link HERE). Now I'm dying to try it, perhaps a trip to the ABC store is a requisite stop today! :-)
Ingredients1 ounce watermelon schnapps1 big splash cranberry juice1 very thin slice jalapeno or serrano pepper1 slice lemon1 slice lime1 1/2 ounces tequila1/4 ounce blue curacao1/2 ounce simple syrupWatermelon wedge, for garnish (optional)DirectionsMix the schnapps and cranberry juice in a shaker; pour into an ice-filled glass. Muddle the jalapeno pepper, lemon and lime slices, tequila, blue curacao and simple syrup (to make a batch, dissolve sugar in equal parts hot water and chill) in the shaker. Slowly strain into the glass over the red layer. Garnish with watermelon, if desired.