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2021.08.16
Recipes

Cooking with Sake: Watermelon Macedonia

This is a dessert for adults, so let’s keep it a secret from children!
Although a macedonia is not often made with watermelon, it actually is a great way to enjoy it. Using sake adds mildness and makes the dessert flavorful.

The green mint leaves topped on red watermelon make it look colorful and refreshing.
Adults also deserve to have fun once in a while, right?
For children and non-drinkers, replace the rum with soda and sake with nikiri-shu.

Ingredients (Preferred amount)

1kg watermelon (with skin)
(A) 100ml sake
┗ 4 tablespoons of rum
┗ 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
┗ 2 tablespoons of powdered sugar
Mint leaves as needed

How to Make: Steps

Step 1:
Remove the seeds from the watermelon and scoop out the flesh with a scooper (or cut it in dice).

Step 2:
Mix (A) in a bowl, add (Step 1), and mix well. Cool it in the fridge.

Step 3:
Pour into a cup and apply some mint leaves on the top.

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