Papaya Smash Cocktail Recipe

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Papaya Smash Cocktail Recipe

In addition to being delightful and easy to make, the papaya smash has a little margarita flair. Anejo tequila, which mixes well with fresh papaya, is the perfect base for this recipe, Plane. A drink such as this shows that this is a fruit not often seen in cocktails but deserves to be more fashionable. Aperol is the citrus liqueur of choice in the papaya smash, which gives it its particularly bitter flavor and makes it the perfect aperitif. For a spring or summer brunch on the patio or backyard barbecue with a few friends, this bright, fresh flavor is perfect.

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of Papaya Smash Cocktail Recipe is 4 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Papaya Smash Cocktail Recipe is 288 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Papaya Smash Cocktail Recipe is 3 minutes.

Tools needed

  • Mixing Glass or Cocktail Shaker
  • Strainer


  • Old-fashioned Glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 2 papaya slices, divided
  • 3/4 ounce agave nectar
  • 1 1/2 ounces añejo tequila
  • 1/2 ounce Aperol
  • 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice

Steps to Make It

  • Collect the necessary ingredients.
  • 1 slice of fresh papaya and the agave nectar in a mixing glass or cocktail shaker
  • To release the papaya's taste, muddle it.
  • Combine the tequila, Aperol, lime, and orange juices in a mixing glass. Fill the container with ice.
  • Shake the bottle vigorously.
  • In an old-fashioned glass, strain over new ice.
  • Serve with the remaining papaya slice as a garnish. Serve and have fun.

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