Makes about one quart
While this is called a Cantaloupe & Lillet Sparkler, you can easily leave out the Lillet for a non-alcoholic refresher. Another option is swapping gin or vodka for Lillet.
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1 1/2 cups (215 grams) chopped cantaloupe
1/4 cup simple syrup
Freshly squeezed juice of 1/2 a lime
1 1/2 cups sparking water or seltzer
Lots of ice
Lillet, to top off
Lime wedges, to garnish
Add the cantaloupe and syrup to a blender. Puree until very smooth. Stir in the lime juice and sparkling water. Fill glasses with a lot of ice, preferably crushed. Pour the cooler over the ice, leaving room to top off with some Lillet. Garnish with lime wedges.