If you follow me on Instagram you well know my obsession with George Michael. I ADORE him.
I recently threw myself the most fabulous George Michael Birthday party a few years ago and had everyone invited come dressed as one of his videos.
BEST BIRTHDAY EVER!
People often ask me why I love him so, and I always respond, his music helped me through a weird/awkward/ uneasy eight grade.
Today I want to share the cocktail I served for my George Michael themed birthday party, it’s called The Careless Whisper. It’s vibrant, smooth and sweet – Just like mi adorable George.
- For cocktail:
- 2 oz vodka
- 4 oz fresh watermelon juice
- 1/2 oz mint syrup
- pinch of salt
- For mint salt:
- 4 mint mints leaves
- 1 teaspoon salt
- For mint syrup:
- 1 bunch of mint
- 1 cup of sugar
- 1 cup of water
In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil, stirring until all sugar dissolved. Remove from stove, add mint and allow to steep. Once syrup has cooled, strain.
For mint salt:
Place mint on cutting board and sprinkle with salt, using a sharp knife finely mince mint leaves and salt. Sprinkle on fresh watermelon.
In a ice shaker filled with ice add vodka, watermelon juice and mint syrup. Shake until well chilled, strain into glass, Garnish with fresh watermelon and mint salt.