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Mango Lime Jalapeno Daiquiri



I’m soooo not a daiquiri girl. However, mango, lime and jalapeno? 

I played with so many flavors, and this one came out the winner. I LOVE it.

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Generally speaking, I don’t like all that sweet shit.

However, Diplomatico recently sent me a bottle of their rum and this cocktail pretty glass, and I decided to give it a try in a cocktail.  So, to begin with I loved the bottle. I can’t help it; the prettiness drew me in.

AND this rum is delicious.

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If you know me, you know that I’ll find any way to incorporate spiciness into anything. I didn’t anticipate making a daiquiri, but based on the stuff I had on hand today I just couldn’t resist. And, once the idea hit me I had to know what this would taste like.

This turned out amazing – better than I thought it would.

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This was the perfect frozen drink for my taste. The heat from the jalapeno offsets the mango sweetness perfectly, and the lime kind of marries the two. It’s a beautiful drink.

It tastes like the beach feels.

Here’s your printable-

Mango Lime Jalapeno Daiquiri

Mango Lime Jalapeno Daiquiri

Ingredients

    Jalapeno Syrup:
  • 1 fresh jalapeno, cut into quarters
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • Daiquiri:
  • 1/2 large mango, diced and frozen
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 3/4 cup rum
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 3 tbsp jalapeno syrup
  • 1 dash sea salt

Instructions

  • Make the jalapeno syrup by combining the pepper, water and sugar in a sauce pan over medium high heat. Stir for about 5 minutes, consistently, until sugar has dissolved.
  • Drain into a mason jar; cover and discard peppers.
  • When the jalapeno syrup has cooled, blend the daiquiri ingredients until smooth.
  • Garnish with lime wedges and jalapeno slices.
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6 Comments

  • Reply
    Ann from Sumptuous Spoonfuls
    July 13, 2015 at 8:57 PM

    You are a cocktail genius … I LOVE that jalapeno syrup. I’m totally doing that. … and, BTW, how do I get on-board with that “send me a bottle and a free glass” thing? I want!

    • Reply
      Shea
      July 13, 2015 at 9:21 PM

      Thanks Ann!! This rum is very, very good.

  • Reply
    Adam J. Holland
    July 12, 2015 at 3:58 PM

    Very nice!

    • Reply
      Shea
      July 12, 2015 at 4:30 PM

      Thanks Adam 🙂

  • Reply
    Jordan & Jocelyn
    July 11, 2015 at 11:47 PM

    This recipe sounds so good! Can’t wait to try!

    • Reply
      Shea
      July 12, 2015 at 4:30 PM

      Thank you girls!! It’s definitely different, but in a good way 😉

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