Jalapeno and Vanilla Margarita

Jalapeno and Vanilla Margarita

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

The heat of the jalapeno pepper and spice of the tequila is balanced by warm undertones of vanilla in this complex cocktail.


  • 1/4 of a jalapeño pepper, seeds removed if desired
  • 1 barspoon vanilla liqueur
  • 1-1/2 ounces light tequila
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar
  • jalapeño pepper and lemon slice to garnish


  1. Place the jalapeño into a cocktail shaker and muddle well.
  2. Add the vanilla liqueur, tequila and agave nectar to the shaker and then fill with ice.
  3. Vigorously shake the mixture for 35 seconds and then strain into a cocktail glass filled with fresh ice.
  4. Garnish the drink with the jalapeño pepper and lemon slice and then serve immediately.

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