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When it comes to cocktails, there are endless possibilities. You can use just about any type of liquor and mix in any type of juice or syrup to create a delicious drink. However, if you’re looking for something a little different, why not try using fruit purees? Fruit purees add a delicious flavor and sweetness to cocktails, and they can be used in many different ways.
Cocktails made with fruit purees are not only delicious, but they’re also beautiful to look at. The vibrant colors of the fruits add a unique visual appeal to these drinks. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the best cocktails to make using fruit purees.
1. Classic Daiquiri
The classic daiquiri is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for any summer occasion. To make it, simply combine rum, lime juice, and your choice of fruit puree in a blender and blend until smooth. For a tropical twist, try using strawberry, pineapple, or mango puree. This classic cocktail is an easy and delicious way to enjoy fruit purees in a cocktail.
2. Delicious Fruit Margarita
Start by mixing tequila, triple sec, and lime juice in a shaker filled with ice. Then, add your fruit puree of choice—strawberry is a classic choice, but feel free to experiment with other flavors. Shake well and strain into a salt-rimmed glass. Pomegranate margarita is a must-try for this option. This festive twist on the classic margarita is made with pomegranate puree, tequila, triple sec, and lime juice. The pomegranate adds a tart and juicy flavor that pairs perfectly with the tequila.
3. Champagne Cocktail with Fruit Puree
Simply combine equal parts fruit puree and champagne in a fluted glass. You can use any type of fruit puree you like, but raspberries are particularly tasty. This cocktail is light, refreshing, and perfect for any special occasion. To make it even more interesting, add some cocktail starters such as floral and aromatic herbs or grapefruit rosemary syrup. This will give the drink an extra flavor and depth.
4. Mango or Blueberry Mojito
Mango mojito is a delicious twist on the classic mojito made with mango puree, rum, mint, and lime juice. The mango gives the drink a beautiful sweetness that is balanced out by the fresh mint and lime juice. This cocktail is perfect for any tropical occasion. Blueberry mojito is another fun twist on the classic mojito made with blueberry puree, rum, mint leaves, lime juice, and club soda. These mojito cocktails are refreshing, flavorful, and perfect for any summer party.
5. Piña Colada with Pineapple or Mango Puree
This classic cocktail is made with rum, any sweet fruit puree, and cream of coconut. Pineapple and mango are both excellent choices. This cocktail is sweet, creamy, and perfect for any tropical occasion. Anyone who loves piña coladas will definitely enjoy this twist on the classic cocktail. It’s known for its rich taste and is a perfect combo for enjoying a relaxed evening or for celebrating something special.
6. Peach Bellini
This bubbly cocktail is made with peach puree, Prosecco, and a splash of orange juice. The peach puree gives the drink a beautiful sweetness and flavor, while the Prosecco adds a nice sparkling touch. This cocktail is perfect for any summer party or celebration. Apricot puree is also a delicious option for a Bellini cocktail. Get creative and experiment with different flavors to find your perfect combination.
7. Sugar-Free Fruit Puree Cocktail
This cocktail is perfect for those who are watching their sugar intake. It’s made with vodka, club soda, and your choice of fruit puree—we recommend using strawberry or raspberry. This refreshing and flavorful cocktail is a great way to enjoy fruit purees without all the sugar. Go ahead and sample innovative sugar-free recipes available for cocktails, such as sugar-free cardamom rose syrup or vanilla syrup.
8. Spicy Fruit Puree Cocktail
For fun and spicy twist on a fruit puree cocktail, try adding some jalapeño to the mix. This will give your drink a nice kick of heat that is balanced out by the sweetness of the fruit puree. You can use any type of fruit puree you like, but mango and pineapple are both excellent choices. If you want an extra spicy kick, try adding some habanero to the mix. Sample this spicy Thai Paloma cocktail recipe and add your favorite fruit puree—grapefruits are perfect.
Enjoy Your Fruit Puree Cocktails
These are some of the best cocktails you can make using fruit purees. Experiment with different fruits and find your favorite combinations. Whether you love the old-fashioned classics, whiskey sours, or something new and creative, there’s a fruit puree cocktail out there for everyone. There are more recipes to try and new ways to use fruit purees, so don’t be afraid to get creative.
Do you have a favorite cocktail that uses fruit purees? Feel free to share it with us in the comments below. Enjoy your delicious drinks.