Jalapeño Margaritas

Located in La Plata, Missouri, Jam Trak creates all-natural, small-batch jam by hand, cooking the fruit in open kettles and carefully managing the process to ensure the best possible outcome. Of its 12 varieties, the jalapeño jam boasts a special spicy-sweet flavor combination that shouldn’t be overlooked when mixing Margaritas. myjamtrak.com

Jalapeño Margaritas

Serves | 2 |

  • 6 Tbsp Jam Trak jalapeño jam
  • 3 Tbsp hot water
  • 4 oz tequila
  • 3 oz lime juice
  • ½ oz Luxardo cherry liqueur
  • 2 wedges lime, for garnish

| Preparation | In a large shaker tin, add jam and water; stir until jam has dissolved. Add tequila, lime juice, cherry liqueur and a scoop of ice; shake vigorously. Strain and pour over ice, evenly dividing mixture between two glasses. Garnish each Margarita with a lime wedge and serve.

Amanda Elliott is the chef at Peachtree Catering in Columbia, Missouri, and authors the website rusticsupper.com, where she shares recipes centered on the idea of the communal table and embracing the heritage of food through travel.

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