In this mocktail recipe, fresh honeydew juice stands in for melon liqueur.
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One 3 1/2-pound honeydew melon, halved and seeded (for 2 ounces fresh
3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
1/2 ounce orgeat (almond-flavored syrup)
3 honeydew melon balls skewered on a pick, for garnish
How to Make It
Chop the melon flesh and transfer to a blender. Puree until smooth. Strain the puree, without pressing on the solids, to extract clear green juice. Reserve 2 ounces of the juice and refrigerate the rest for another use. In a cocktail shaker, combine the 2 ounces melon juice with the citrus juices and orgeat. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the skewered melon balls.
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