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Peachy Keen Martini


This Peachy Keen Martini is a refreshing summer drink.

Peachy Keen Martini
Makes 1 drink
Ingredients
  • 4 ounces peach-flavored nectar*
  • 1½ ounces vodka
  • ½ ounce fresh lemon juice
  • ½ ounce Simple Syrup (recipe follows)
  • ¼ ounce peach schnapps
  • Garnish: fresh peach slices
Instructions
  1. Fill a shaker halfway with ice cubes. Add peach nectar, vodka, lemon juice, Simple Syrup, and peach schnapps to shaker. Shake mixture vigorously for 5 to 10 seconds. Strain mixture into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with fresh peach slices, if desired.
Notes
*For testing purposes, we used Jumex peach nectar.
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Simple Syrup
Makes 1½ cups
Ingredients
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
Instructions
  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and water over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat to low, and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat, and cool completely. Pour into an airtight container. Store syrup in refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.
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