Prickly Pear Mezcal Mule Recipe

Prickly Pear Mezcal Mule Recipe
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Christine Dionese, health specialist and author of The Best Craft Cocktails & Bartending with Flair, has long been suggesting prickly pear for its blood sugar lowering effects. Researchers at the University of Vienna in Austria have found in a small study that prickly pear decreased blood glucose by 11 percent. Read more about the Best Alcoholic Drinks for Your Diet.
  • 3 teaspoon fresh prickly pear purée
  • 1.5 ounce mescal (this recipe used mano negra)
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 dashes bitters (this recipe used fee brothers)
  • 2 ounce club soda
  1. Add mescal, lime juice, and bitters to a shaker full of ice. Shake vigorously for thirty seconds and pour over ice in a double old-fashioned glass. Layer 1-2 teaspoons of prickly pear purée over ice. Top with club soda, and stir two revolutions. Enjoy.
  2. Click here for our prickly pear purée recipe.