A succulent and sweet twist on the classic margarita, the peach margarita is a delightful cocktail infuses the smoothness of tequila with the sun-kissed sweetness of ripe peaches. It creates a blend that’s both refreshing and indulgent. Coupled with the zest of lime and the subtle sharpness of Triple Sec, the Peach Margarita is a perfect choice for those warm summer evenings or whenever you’re craving a fruity escape.
A refreshing yet indulgent variation on the classic margarita.
Prepare the peach puree by blending ripe peaches until a smooth mixture.
Optional salt rim: Rub the rim of the glass with a lime wedge and dip glass into plate of salt.
In a shaker, combine the tequila, peach puree, lime juice, triple sec, and simple syrup with ice.
Shake well until the mixture is chilled.
Strain into the prepared glass.
Garnish with a lime wedge or a peach slice.
How many calories are in a peach margarita?
The calorie count in a peach margarita can vary, but on average, it can range from 200 to 250 calories per serving, depending on the ingredients’ proportions and whether additional sweeteners are used.
Can you make peach margaritas with peach schnapps?
Yes, peach schnapps can be used in a peach margarita to enhance the peach flavor. It can either replace or complement the Triple Sec, depending on your taste preference.
Tips for making peach margaritas in large batches
For large gatherings, mix the tequila, peach puree, lime juice, and Triple Sec in a large pitcher. Adjust the sweetness with simple syrup as needed. Keep the mixture chilled until serving, and stir well before pouring into prepared glasses over ice.
When creating a Peach Margarita, the quality and ripeness of the peaches are key to achieving that perfect sweet, fruity flavor. Fresh, in-season peaches will yield the best results, but good quality canned or frozen peaches can be a convenient alternative. Adjust the sweetness to your liking, and don’t forget that the balance of fruit, tart, and tequila is what makes this cocktail a delightful treat.