Backyard BBQ

The Spicy Honeydew Margarita From Cointreau

June 29, 2020
1 Ratings
  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Makes 1 cocktail
Test Kitchen Notes

This recipe is shared in partnership with Cointreau. Need to stock up your bar cart? You can buy Cointreau on Drizly here. —The Editors

What You'll Need
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • 2 ounces blanco tequila
  • 2 ounces honeydew melon puree
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 ounce ancho chile liqueur
  1. Blend cubes of honeydew melon in blender or food processor. Fine strain.
  2. Add Cointreau, blanco tequila, honeydew melon purée, lime juice, and ancho chile liqueur to shaker with ice.
  3. Shake and strain into ancho chile salt*-rimmed rocks glass over a large rock. Garnish with honeydew melon.
  4. *1:1 ancho chile and salt. Grind together in spice grinder or food processor.

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1 Review

Jennifer N. June 30, 2020
The best margaritas are always the most simple ones. Love the combo of melon, citrus and spice in this one. Perfect for the summer! YUM.