Spicy Guava Cadillac Margarita Cocktail

Spicy Guava Cadillac Margarita Cocktail
Spicy Guava Cadillac Margarita Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com When it comes to margaritas, I like them on the rocks and Cadillacs, because it's the luxury car of margaritas and the addition of premium orange liqueur mak...
Skill
Course
Cuisine
Ingredients
7
Hands-On Time
5 minutes
Total Time
5 minutes
Yield
1 drink
Servings
1
Spicy Guava Cadillac Margarita Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com
Skill
Beginner
Course
Drinks
Cuisine
American, Mexican
Ingredients
7
Hands-On Time
5 minutes
Total Time
5 minutes
Yield
1 drink
Servings
1
Diet
Dairy-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Spicy Guava Cadillac Margarita Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com

When it comes to margaritas, I like them on the rocks and Cadillacs, because it's the luxury car of margaritas and the addition of premium orange liqueur makes all the difference to me. But this cocktail is inspired by a road trip I took from Los Angeles to Austin, which went down in a Mazda 5 rental, which is decidedly not a Cadillac. So, on the road, it seemed fitting to tweak the Cadillac by adding a touch of Jarritos and re-coining it the Mazda 5. At home, I make it with guava juice and a splash of soda for a Guava Cadillac of sorts. 

Ingredients

  • 6 paper thin slices jalapeño chile

    divided

  • 2 ounces guava juice

    (can substitute Kerns guava nectar)

  • 1 1/2 ounces 100% agave silver tequila
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce agave nectar
  • 1/2 ounce orange liqueur

    (such as Grand Marnier or Cointreau)

  • splash sparkling water

Instructions

Place two or three slices of jalapeno, guava jucie, the tequila, lime juice, agave, and orange liqueur in a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake well until chilled and frosty, about 15 to 20 seconds. Strain into the glass, add a few ice cubes and top with a splash of soda. Garnish with a few more slices of jalapeno and serve.

Footnotes

Food styling and photography by AIda Mollenkamp

http://saltandwind.com/recipes/15-guava-cadillac-margarita-recipe

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