Cucumber Watermelon Martini

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Cucumber Watermelon Martini

2 cups chopped Kings organic watermelon
3 oz good quality vodka
¼ cup fresh organic cucumber simple syrup, recipe below
juice of 1/2 Kings organic lime
ice
2 small wedges of watermelon as a garnish

For the Cucumber Simple Syrup (enough to make three recipes)
½ cup sugar
½ cup water
1 fresh Kings organic pickling cucumber, peeled & sliced

1. Prepare the Cucumber Simple Syrup: Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil for 10 seconds then remove from the heat and add cucumber slices. Allow syrup to come to room temperature, then strain into a jar and place into the refrigerator to chill, discarding cucumber slices.
2. Place watermelon into a blender and blend until smooth, strain. Measure out 1 cup juice then pour into a martini shaker with vodka, cucumber simple syrup, and lime juice, then fill the shaker 3/4 of the way full with ice and shake. Strain into two martini glasses and serve.
3. Garnish with two small wedges of watermelon