Sunday, July 20, 2014

Grilled Peach and Cinnamon Whiskey Sour #SundaySupper


We are smack-dab in the middle of BBQ season and this week on Sunday Supper we're all over it. Below you will find over 40 amazing recipes that'll cover just about anything you need for your next BBQ! Believe me.... we have you covered; beverages, appetizers, sides and accompaniments, main dishes and desserts!

Of course I've got an adult beverage for you all. If little ones are in the mix, by all means, make it a virgin. Just omit the alcohol. Easy peasy.

I see all sorts of amazing recipes that include grilled fruit. The sweet smokey layer that the grill brings out in is wonderful. I think it's about time that we bring that flavor to another level of enjoyment by adding it to our cocktails. Fruit and cocktails go together perfectly...so why not grilled fruit? It's a BBQ natural, in my book.

Looking at the recipes out there, I'm not the only one who has come to this delicious conclusion. I just wish I had realized it sooner.


Grilled Peach and Cinnamon Whiskey Sour
Inspired by Serious Eats
Makes 4 - 6 cocktails

2 peaches, halved and pitted
Neutral flavored oil, such as vegetable oil, to brush on the peaches
Juice from one lemon
4 oz cinnamon whiskey
4 oz brandy
24 oz tamarind (tamarindo) soda (can be found in Mexican or international markets)
Lemon and lime slices to garnish

Brush the cuts sides of your peaches with oil and grill on a medium hot grill until just tender and charred


Let cool before peeling the skin off. (this can be done a day in advance and stored in the fridge.)


It's super easy to get those skins off when the peaches are cooked. Still really messy...but easy. 

Place the peaches in pitcher or bowl with the lemon juice and muddle away. Or you can put it in a blender and give it a quick spin.


Add the cinnamon whisky, brandy and tamarind soda and give it all a good stir. 


Pour into a glass filled with ice. Garnish with the lemon and lime slices, sit back and finish grilling. Or better yet, keep someone else company while they finish grilling. 

If you prefer a cocktail that's not so thick with fruit, by all means, strain out some of the peaches. Either way you're going to enjoy this cocktail. You're instantly hit with the cinnamon then it mellows into the tangy tamarind flavors before the soft sweet peach kisses your palate. It's refreshing and smooth going down. And before you know it, you need a refill. 


Well, this is just the beginning. Take a look at the amazing recipes the Sunday Supper team has put together for you. I guarantee you will be inspired and delighted.  

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18 comments:

  1. I know someone who will enjoy this drink. Thanks for the recipe.

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  2. Wow! Amazing cocktail! And perfect for a BBQ!

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  3. I've got peaches and whiskey, and a sunny day by the pool - this seems to be the perfect fit for my Sunday!

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  4. Perfect cocktail for summer! I bet the grilled peaches add so much flavor!

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  5. Love how you transformed my favorite grilled fruit into a drink!

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  6. Grilled peaches and alcohol - sounds like a winning combo to me!

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  7. I can't wait to have my first whiskey sour! The grilled peaches are a great idea.

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  8. Whoa there, superstar--you're totally right, grilled peaches are THE thing to add to this summer BBQ. Love love love it! Great to meetcha here for this lovely Sunday Supper :)

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  9. Oh, wow! Your cocktail sounds amazing!!!

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  10. I love that you made a drink with grilled peaches, the flavour must have been amazing.

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  11. This sounds amazing! Love grilled peaches and cinnamon.

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  12. This is so amazing!! I'm pinning right now! Thanks for sharing with us!

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  13. i could definitely down one of these right now.. seriously so delicious.

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  14. What a fantastic idea! I would have never thought of this, but definitely want to try it! Thanks for sharing!

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  15. I love figs, but they don't seem to 'happening' in my local markets. Or maybe I am missing them? Pork lends itself so well with fruit. I imagine this is beyond delicious. One of those meal that you have to announce after every bite, how good it is. Ha!

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  16. This looks amazing! So creative. I love tamarind, but haven't every seen the soda. I'm going to have to look for that!! And I love the grilled peach idea!!!

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  17. I certainly can picture myself poolside with this tasty beverage! I need to expand my arsenal of cocktail recipes, and this one sounds perfect, especially for summer!

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