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21 Epic Ways To Drink Out Of Fruits

Because Drinking Out Of Cups is so 2006.

1. Make a watermelon keg.

Full instructions here.

2. Use the flesh you scooped out for the keg to make boozy punch.

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You can fill your keg with whatever you want, but you might as well use the flesh that you’ve scooped out to make something delicious and summery.

Recipe: Spiked Watermelon Punch

3. Hollow out watermelon balls and fill them with watermelon margarita shots.

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What to do with any extra flesh you’ve scooped out to make a watermelon keg? Make shot glasses out of melon balls!

Recipe and instructions: Watermelon Shooters with Watermelon Margaritas

4. Scoop out half of a watermelon for vegan watermelon frosties.

Virgin and perfectly sweet.

Recipe: Watermelon Frosty

5. Think outside the watermelon, and drink out of a cantaloupe.

Super sweet, super simple.

Recipe and instructions: Cantaloupe Juice

6. Make a pineapple cup with a knife and an ice cream scoop.

Instructions here.

7. Fill your pineapple cup with a super fancy piña colada.

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Recipe: Toasted Coconut Pineapple Cocktail

8. Or, use it to make a very strong drink look fruity and innocent.

Adding “a few glugs of coconut rum” can mean whatever you want it to mean.

Recipe: Pineapple Paradise

Also, if you want something truly killer, this Tiger Shark drink is 60% booze, and part of that is overproof rum.

9. If you really want to go nuts, fill your pineapple with something blue.

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Cocktail umbrella required.

Recipe Twisted Blue Hawaiian Smoothie.

10. Put the Lime in the Coconut.

No, seriously, that’s the name of the drink.

Recipe: Put The Lime In The Coconut

11. Mask huge quantities of rum with creamy coconut milk, then serve the cocktail in a coconut shell.

A rum-filled smoothie that’s sweet, creamy, and very coconut-y. Recipe here

12. Fill a coconut with a blend of avocado and coconut water for a healthy post-work out drink.

Honestly, this sounds gross and weird. But apparently it’s good for you and, I mean, people really seem to care about that these days.

Recipe: Avocado Coconut Drink

13. Make really great gimlets in cucumber shot glasses.

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Nicole Perry / yumsugar.com

Yes, a cucumber is techinically a fruit. And yes, if it were a vegetable I would have included these anyway.

Recipe and instructions: Cucumber Gimlet Shots

14. Come fall (or on a rainy day), apples make great cups for cider.

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Instructions here.

15. Serve teeny tiny Bloody Marys inside cherry tomatoes.

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The only problem is that you’ll need at least six. Which really isn’t a problem at all.

Recipe and instructions: Cherry Tomato Bloody Mary Shooters

16. Take advantage of fresh apricots with these shots in ‘cots.

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What’s better than a perfectly ripe apricot? A perfectly ripe apricot filled with booze.

Recipe and instructions: Shots in ‘Cots

17. Make chocolate covered strawberries even better with booze.

Because there are many ways to stuff a strawberry, but fruit, booze and chocolate is the holiest trinity.

Recipe and instructions: Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shots

18. And, when in doubt, just make Jell-O shots.

Recipe and instructions: Orange Creamsicle Jell-O Shots

19. Fill apples with butterscotch schnapps-flavored Jell-O for extreme deliciousness.

After you slice these, you need to consume them quickly to prevent the apples from browning. Shouldn’t be a problem.

Recipe and instructions: Caramel Apple Jell-O Shots

20. Limes and red Jell-O make for perfect mini watermelon shots.

Bonus points if you sprinkle them with black sea salt.

Recipe and instructions: Watermelon Margarita Jell-O Shots

21. Fill strawberries with tequila Jell-O to create grown-up fruit gushers.

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Recipe and instructions: Strawberry Margarita Jell-O Shots

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