An incredibly hot drink, its heat coming from chile peppers, the Spicy Spark is not for the faint of heart or those with weak stomachs. Only the brave need apply.
Spicy Spark

Spicy Spark
 
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Recipe type: Alcoholic Cocktails
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 1/2 ounce Jalapeño Simple Syrup, plus extra for rim (recipe follows)
  • Spice Mixture, as needed (recipe follows)
  • 1 1/2 ounces Añejo tequila
  • 4 ounces cava
  • 1 habañero pepper, for garnish
Jalapeño Simple Syrup
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1 Cup water
  • 3 jalapeños, sliced into thin strips
Spice Mixture
  • 1/2 Cup almond flour
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, freshly grated
Instructions
  1. Pour a small amount of the simple syrup onto a small plate. Pour a small amount of the spice mixture onto another small plate. Dip the rim of a champagne flute into the simple syrup and then into the spice mixture.
  2. Mix tequila and 1/2 ounce simple syrup in a shaker. Pour into the flute. Top with Cava. Garnish with habañero. Serve immediately.
Jalapeño Simple Syrup
  1. In a small pot over high heat, combine the sugar and water. When the water starts to boil, add the jalapeños. Bring the mixture back to a boil; lower to a simmer and cook 10 minutes. Remove from heat; strain well; cool.
Spice Mixture
  1. Mix flour, sugar and cinnamon together thoroughly.

 

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