Guanabana nectar, with its sweet-acid vanilla taste, can be found in grocery stores under the Goya, Del Valle or Jumex label in the Mexican ethnic food section.
- 1⁄4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
- 1⁄4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 3⁄4 cup tequila (a good brand such as Cuervo Gold)
- 3 tablespoons Grand Marnier
- 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
- 1⁄4 cup guanabana nectar (Goya, Del Valle or Jumex)
- 1 cup crushed ice
- coarse sugar, for coating the rims of the glasses
- 1 lime wedge
- Mix the lime juice, lemon juice, tequila, Grand Marnier, sugar and guanabana nectar in a large cocktail shaker.
- Add the crushed ice and shake until cold.
- Pour coarse sugar onto a small plate.
- Rub the edge of the rim of the glass with the lime wedge and dip into sugar.
- Use a cocktail strainer to pour the drinks into the glasses.
- Serve immediately.
I ended up buying Guayaba (Guava) nectar instead of the Guanabana nectar by mistake. This turned out really good even with my error. I did add some extra nectar to sweeten it up a bit, but I'm sure it is because I used the wrong one. I can't wait to try this using the right nectar! EDIT: I bought some guanabana nectar and made these margaritas....OUTSTANDING! I had never tried this nectar before and I loved it! Thanks for the introduction to this new flavor!
Well Molly, this was awesome! I saw this recipe and was intriqued by Guanabana, never had it before. A few days later I saw some in the grocery store in the "Mexican" aisle. Figured it was some kind of sign. Well, I'm drinking about my 5th of these this week as I write this review. I like this recipe so much that I picked it as one of my top 2 favorites recipes of ZWT3! Thanks so much Molly!