Cactus Fruit (Prickly Pear) Lime Tequila Coolers

February 22nd, 2011 § 0 comments

Makes 1 cocktail


1½ ounce tequila blanca
1½ ounce Grand Marnier
1 ounce cactus fruit syrup (recipe follows)
1 ounce agave syrup
1 ounce lime syrup (recipe follows)


Add all ingredients into a strainer filled with ice, shake vigorously. Strain through fine mesh strainer.
Serve over ice garnish with a lime wedge.

Cactus Fruit Syrup

Makes approximately 2 cups


1-2 cactus fruit, peeled and chopped
1 cup water
1 cup sugar


In a small saucepan over medium heat add cactus fruit, water and sugar. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and let simmer gently for about 5 minutes. Cool, blend and strain.

Lime Syrup


1 cup lime juice
1 cup sugar-in-the-raw
2 tablespoons lime zest


In a medium saucepan, over medium-low heat, add lime juice, sugar-in-the-raw and lime zest and warm through until sugar is dissolved. Take syrup off heat and let cool until ready to use.

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