Mike's Recipes

Cucumber Melon Margarita

  • Prep Time
    1-4 hours total
  • Difficulty
  • Servings
  • 3 oz reposado tequila
  • 2 oz Mike's Hot Honey simple syrup infused with honeydew melon
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1/2 oz Grand Marnier liqueur
  • 1 ½ oz fresh lime juice

To make the Honeydew Melon infused simple syrup, start by simmering half a cup of water with half a cup of Mike’s Hot Honey. Allow to cool.

Add 2 cups of cubed honeydew to a mason jar. Add 1 cup of the room temperature syrup from the previous step and leave to infuse for up to 4 hours. Strain.

To make the cocktails, peel and chop half a cucumber. Add to a cocktail shaker and muddle gently.

Add remaining ingredients with ice, and shake for 30 seconds before straining into 2 glasses filled with fresh ice.

Garnish with extra cucumber slices and a wedge of lime.

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