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Spicy Peach Margarita

Not your average margarita - this one uses in season produce and a bit of heat to amp up the flavor

Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people


Jalapeno Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup Domino Golden Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 Jalapeños

Peach Margarita

  • 2 Peaches
  • 3 oz Tequila
  • 1 Lime Juice
  • 1/2 Orange Juice
  • 1 Jalapeño Garnish
  • Flaky Sea Salt Garnish


Jalapeno Simple Syrup

  1. In a saucepan, add sugar and water - stir to combine

  2. Add jalapeños, sliced lengthwise

  3. Bring to a simmer over medium heat until all of the sugar is dissolved

  4. Remove from heat and cover, let steep for 10 minutes

  5. Strain and keep in an airtight container for up to two weeks

Peach Margarita

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil

  2. Score peaches on the bottom and place in boiling water for 30 seconds

  3. Remove peaches from water and put into an ice bath

  4. Peel the peaches and remove the flesh from the pit

  5. Blend peaches until smooth

  6. Pour 6 oz of peach puree, 3 oz of jalapeño simple syrup, and 3oz tequila into a cocktail shaker with ice

  7. Squeeze lime and orange juice into the cocktail shaker; shake to combine

  8. Rim glass with flaky sea salt and fill with ice

  9. Strain liquid from cocktail shaker and pour into your salt rimmed glass

  10. Garnish with lime and jalapeños

Recipe Notes

If you don't have time to make your own peach juice, you can buy some at your local supermarket - just be mindful of how sweet the juice is when you're mixing in the rest of the cocktail ingredients 

If the simple syrup is too spicy, you can swap for a more mild pepper - to make the simple syrup spicier, either steep for longer or mix in hotter peppers