If you’re looking for a cool take on summer melon, here’s an adult bittersweet tasty treat that’s easy to make and fun to eat. All you need is a watermelon, a melon-baller and a bottle of Campari. Watermelon with Campari is a sophisticated dessert to serve at your next outdoor party.

Campari is an Italian fruity bitter liqueur with a bright red color. It’s looks beautiful in a glass and also perfectly complements the mellow sweetness of watermelon.

This may become your go-to summer party trick.

Watermelon with Campari

Campari-Soaked Watermelon

For a quick adult dessert, try drenching watermelon in Campari.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
Keyword: Campari, dessert, watermelon
Author: Donna


  • watermelon
  • Campari Italian liqueur


  • Carve out balls of watermelon and arrange on a plate.
  • Pour Campari Italian liqueur over the watermelon and let soak in. Serve.

Watermelon with Campari

Watermelon with Campari

Watermelon with Campari

Watermelon with Campari



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