Watermelon, Lime and Vodka Slushies
You can prepare this drink to the end of step 1 up to 3 days ahead. Continue from step 2, 1 hour before serving.
2kg-piece watermelon, rind removed, deseeded, coarsely chopped
125ml (1/2 cup) fresh lime juice
250ml (1 cup) white corn syrup or liquid glucose
500ml (2 cups) vodka
Fresh mint leaves, to serve
1. Place the watermelon, lime juice, corn or liquid glucose and vodka in the jug of a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a plastic container and cover with foil. Place in the freezer for 6 hours or overnight to set.
2. Remove the watermelon ice from the freezer and set aside for 1 hour to soften.
3. Place one-quarter of the watermelon ice in the jug of a blender and blend until smooth. Pour among 3 serving glasses. Repeat, in 3 more batches, with the remaining watermelon ice. Sprinkle with mint leaves to serve.