Why isn’t my watermelon soaking up the vodka?

How long does vodka take to soak in watermelon?

Allow watermelon to infuse for 12-24 hours at room temperature. Once the vodka has infused into the watermelon, refrigerate until cold (if preferred), then cut into slices and enjoy responsibly!

Will watermelon soak up alcohol?

A drunken watermelon is what happens when you add the contents of a bottle of vodka to a whole watermelon. The flesh of the melon absorbs the liquor which means that when you eat a slice, it’s like drinking a cocktail.

How much vodka does it take to spike a watermelon?

Pour vodka into the watermelon through a funnel.

Try adding about 0.5 to 1 c (120 to 240 mL) of vodka during each pour. Press the base of the funnel gently into the pink flesh to help stabilize it. If you have a 10 lb (4.5 kg) watermelon, it’ll absorb around 3 c (710 mL) of vodka total.

How long is watermelon good in fridge?

If you’re worried about your watermelon spoiling, you can pop the whole thing in the fridge; FreshDirect says that you can keep a whole watermelon in the fridge for up to three weeks, at best.

What is a good mixer for watermelon vodka?

Mix a shot of watermelon vodka with cranberry juice for a tasty, simple cocktail. Serve the drink over ice and garnish with lime. Watermelon vodka also mixes well with lemonade, orange or pineapple juice.

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What does plugging a watermelon mean?

A ringing sound heard when the melon is thumped indicates an unripe melon. The method with the greatest chance of success for choosing a ripe watermelon is “plugging,” or cutting a plug out of the melon to look at the flesh just beyond the rind.