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 Pineapple Jalapeño Smash

Pineapple Jalapeño Smash


When my home-state magazine, At Home in Arkansas reached out and asked if I’d recommend a cocktail with some heat, this pineapple-jalapeño concoction immediately popped into my head. What says summer more than a vodka pineapple? And with Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, it felt only right to add a little spice!


Pineapple Jalapeño Smash

INGREDIENTS (Makes 1 Cocktail):

  • 5-6, 1-inch fresh pineapple chunks

  • 2 slices jalapeños

  • 1/2 lime, juiced

  • 2 ounces vodka

  • 3oz. pineapple juice


1. In a cocktail shaker, combine pineapple, jalapeños, and lime juice. Muddle together until completely smashed.
2. Add vodka, pineapple juice, and a few ice cubes. Cover and shake.
3. In an old-fashioned glass, add ice, and pour cocktail in glass and garnish with pineapple or jalapeño slices as desired. If preferred, you may strain strain to remove pieces of fruit.

All photos by Jonathan Stiers ©2019 | Photographed for At Home in Arkansas’ 2019 May issue
Original recipe from Fork in the Kitchen

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