2 1-inch-cubes of watermelon
1 1/2 ounces aged rum
1/2 ounce triple sec
1/2 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
1/2 ounce simple syrup*
1/6 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Garnish: lime wedge
In a mixing glass, muddle the watermelon.
Add remaining ingredients and ice and shake until
Strain into a cocktail glass.
Garnish with a lime wedge.
*Simple Syrup: Add 1/2 cup granulated sugar
and 1/2 cup water to a small saucepan over medium
heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Let cool,
then pour into a glass jar and seal tightly with a
lid. Simple syrup will keep, refrigerated, for about
Yield: 1 servings