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Mexican Candy Shots

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Mexican Candy Shots are a vibrant and spicy drink that combines the bold flavors of tequila, the sweet taste of watermelon liqueur, and the heat of hot sauce. The shot is served in a glass rimmed with Tajín, adding a tangy and salty kick. This drink captures the essence of Mexican candy, known for its unique blend of sweet and spicy flavors.

Tasting Notes

Upon tasting, the Mexican Candy Shot delivers an initial burst of sweet watermelon, quickly followed by the robust taste of tequila. The hot sauce adds a spicy punch that balances the sweetness, while the Tajín on the rim provides a zesty and salty contrast. The combination creates a complex flavor experience that is both refreshing and exciting.

Mexican Candy Shots

Mexican Candy Shots

Spice Up Your Night with a Sweet Kick



  1. In a shaker add ice, tequila, watermelon liqueur, and hot sauce. Shake well.
  2. Strain into tajin-rimmed shot glass and serve.


This is the recipe per shot, and it's easily scalable.

If you want to make this into a cocktail, swap the watermelon liqueur with watermelon juice or soda, and double the tequila.


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Tips & Tricks

Use a flavored tequila, such as mango or pineapple, to add an extra layer of fruitiness.

Add a splash of lime juice for a citrusy twist.

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