Grilled Peach Cocktails


I turned 45 years old today.

I don’t feel a day past 35, maybe even younger.

Age is such a strange thing. I see the gray coming in and the crow’s feet beginning, yet, I welcome the calm in this stage of life (most of the time!) and the wisdom that if I’m lucky, comes with aging. I have a fantastic life and I am blessed beyond what I could have ever hoped for. I have a loving and healthy family and sweet friends with open hearts and open arms.

Life is good.

Grilled Peach Cocktails

2 Fresh Ripe Organic Peaches, peeled and sliced. plus 1 more for garnish

1 1/2 Tablespoons Dark Brown Sugar

Juice of 2 Limes

1/2 Cup of White Rum

1 1/4 ounces Maraschino Liquor 

6 ounces of Cold Peppermint Herbal Tea

2 Cups Ice

Toss the peaches gently in the brown sugar.


Grill the peaches on a very hot grill. Not too long, just long enough to slightly caramelize the sugar and leave a few grill marks.


Remove from grill.


Place the peaches with juice and sugars, and all remaining ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Makes 4 eight ounce cocktails.

3 Comments on “Grilled Peach Cocktails

  1. I didn’t know you could grill the peaches before blending them. I’ll have to try this. Looks very pretty. And happy 45th birthday! I’m in my 40’s too and yes, I still feel like I’m in my 30’s xx


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