Peach Caipirinha

Be sure to use a ripe peach in this tart, refreshing spin on the classic Caipirinha. Adapted from SeriousEats and Back 40 West in NYC.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 half very ripe peach
  • 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed juice from 1 to 2 limes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 1/4 ounces cachaça
  • 1/2 lime, cut in 4 wedges

DIRECTIONS

Slice peach in quarters and place in cocktail
shaker. Add lime juice and sugar, muddle well. Add cachaça and lime wedges,
fill shaker with ice and shake until very cold, about 15 seconds. Pour
unstrained into a rocks glass

Frozen Peach Margarita

INGREDIENTS

  • 16 oz.  peaches, sliced
  • 3/4 cup  tequila
  • 1/4 cup  triple sec
  • 1/4 cup  fresh lime juice (3 limes)
  • 1/4 cup  sugar
  • 1-2 cups ice cubes

DIRECTIONS

In a blender, combine frozen sliced peaches, tequila, triple sec, fresh lime juice, sugar, and ice cubes. Puree until smooth (stop blender and stir if necessary) and serve immediately.

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