Watermelon Daiquiri

There’s a reason why the Daiquiri was popular in the 80s – it tastes fantastic!


Watermelon Daiquiri
Adapted from a recipe on Epicurious, originally published in Gourmet in July 1982.

Pulp from 1 kilogram of watermelon, seeded, cut into pieces, and chilled
1/2 to 1/3 cup lime juice, or to taste
3 tablespoons superfine granulated sugar
3 teaspoons orange-flavored liqueur
1 cup white rum

In a blender, or in a food processor fitted with the steel blade, purée watermelon, lime juice, sugar, orange-flavored liqueur and rum until smooth, and divide among chilled stemmed glasses.