Passion Fruit Margarita

Celebrate International Margarita Day with this Passion Fruit Margarita that modernises the classic summery flavours of orange and lime, with a bright syrup steeped in passion fruit purée and pepper spice to highlight the crisp flavour of Patrón silver.
Patrón Passion Fruit Margarita for International Margarita Day

Patrón Passion Fruit Margarita for International Margarita Day

Makes 1


45ml Patrón Silver
15ml Patrón Citrónge Orange
20ml Spiced passionfruit syrup*
15ml lime juice
+ orange wedge, jalapeño coin and mint sprig for garnish

Spiced passionfruit syrup

1000g Turbinado sugar
500ml water
200g sliced jalapeño
750g passion fruit puree

Boil water and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Add Jalapeño, turn on low heat and allow syrup to reduce for 15 minutes. Take off heat and allow to cool, with jalapeño. Once cool, strain and add passion fruit puree, stirring to combine. Store refrigerated one week.


1. Combine liquid ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to chill.

2. Strain onto fresh ice in a double old-fashioned glass.

3. Garnish with mint sprig, jalapeño slice, and orange half moon.


Created by Aaron Joseph from Baltimore, Maryland for the Patrón Margarita of the Year competition.