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Spicy Honey Grapefruit Margarita - The Whole Smiths - Paleo-ish
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Spicy Honey + Grapefruit Margarita

A spicy twist on a an old favorite.. grapefruit margarita!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Paleo
Servings: 1
Author: the whole smiths


For Honey + Cayenne Simple Syrup:

  • 1/2 C. honey
  • 1/2 C. water
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper depending on your taste

To make drink:

  • 3 shots of fresh grapefruit juice
  • 1 shot of tequila
  • 1 shot of honey + cayenne simple syrup
  • 1 shot of Cointreau
  • 2 small slices of jalepeño optional
  • *Optional - Margarita salt mixed with a tad of cayenne to salt rim


  • Combine honey, water and cayenne pepper in a saucepan and bring to simmer. Cool in fridge.
  • In a shaker add grapefruit juice, honey, cayenne syrup, Cointreau, jalepñeo slices & ice.
  • Shake away!
  • Strain over ice and garnish with a lime or jalepeño slice.