Ruby Slipper Cocktail Recipe

by Robyn Wright on July 10, 2015

in Food

Ruby Slipper Cocktail Recipe

I love this recipe for a summer cocktail that combines fresh summer fruits and herbs for a refreshing drink. Thanks to Deep Eddy for sharing this recipe today!

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka
  • 4 raspberries
  • 1 thin (de-seeded) habanero clove
  • ½ oz fresh Watermelon juice (you can find this at high end grocery stores or simply juice yourself)
  • 2 basil leaves
  • Splash of club soda

Preparation

Muddle raspberries and habanero clove. Combine all ingredients, including 1 basil leaf, and shake vigorously with ice. Strain over fresh ice. Top with Club Soda and add basil leaf garnish.

Is this a cocktail that you would try? What changes, if any, would you make to the recipe?

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1 Julie Wood July 10, 2015 at 3:18 pm

I love raspberries in any recipe, and especially in this drink. The Ruby Slipper Cocktail looks so pretty! The watermelon juice sounds so delicious in this drink. I want to try it!

2 Robin July 11, 2015 at 7:17 am

I could eat raspberries all day. I bet this is really good with the watermelon juice too.
I know you posted this on the 10th…today (July 11th) is National Mojito Day, so you might need to do another cocktail post. Cheers!

3 tannawings July 12, 2015 at 2:50 am

I juice water,melons quite a bit in the summer it is super easy and I love it. This is a very pretty cocktail althohgh I have never heard of a habanero clove before.

4 jodi schmidt July 20, 2015 at 9:20 pm

I’m always looking for yummy new cocktail recipes for summer, thanks for posting this!! Can’t wait to try it, it looks so goooood!!

5 Monique July 25, 2015 at 10:03 am

I’m wondering what this taste like. Is it sweet and sour? Is it sweet? If I juice myself, how rioe do I want the watermelon?

6 Anne M. Clemmer July 25, 2015 at 7:56 pm

Looks tasty, except I’d leave jalapeno clove out.

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