Happy 4th July! Birthday Cake and Margaritas

 

Watermelon Cake

imageYou Will Need

1 watermelon

1 lb Strawberries, washed, hulled and thinly sliced

2 oz  Blueberries, washed and drained

Small Carton of Heavy Whipping Cream,  freshly whipped

Directions

Generously slice the top and bottom off the watermelon leaving the center part of the melon. Remove skin and shape into a round cake.  Reserve the excess melon for watermelon Margaritas.

Place melon on a serving plate, decorate with sliced strawberries around the bottom.  Top with whipped cream and blue berries and strawberries as shown.

 

Watermelon Margaritas

imageIngredients

2 teaspoons sugar
1 lime wedge
3 1/2 cups cubed seeded watermelon
1/2 cup tequila
2 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon Triple Sec (orange-flavored liqueur)
Lime wedges or watermelon balls (optional)

Directions

1. Place 2 teaspoons sugar in a saucer. Rub the rims of 6 glasses with 1 lime wedge; spin rim of each glass in sugar to coat. Set prepared glasses aside.

2. Combine watermelon and next 4 ingredients (through Triple Sec) in a blender; process until smooth. Fill each prepared glass with 1/2 cup crushed ice. Add 1/2 cup margarita to each glass. Garnish with lime wedges or melon balls, if desired.

 

 

 

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