Papaya cocktails are a delightful and refreshing way to enjoy the tropical goodness of this vibrant fruit. Whether you’re a fan of smoothies, juices, or cocktails, papaya can add a delicious twist to your favorite beverages. With its naturally sweet and slightly musky flavor, papaya brings a unique and exotic taste to any drink. If you love fruity and tropical flavors, you’ll definitely want to give papaya drinks a try.
These drinks are perfect for anyone looking to add a touch of the tropics to their day. Whether you’re lounging by the pool, hosting a summer barbecue, or simply craving a taste of paradise, papaya cocktails are sure to hit the spot.
Papaya margaritas combine delicious flavors of orange, papaya, and lime to create a citrusy sweet cocktail. The easily blended drink uses tequila and honey to create a sweet alcohol kick, while Tajin brings in a little tangy heat to contrast with all the sugary sweetness. This is a drink I love to share, as it makes up to four servings!
Papaya Rum Punch
Papaya rum punch has a refreshing zing with its combination of papaya juice, orange juice, white rum, triple sec, simple syrup, and bubbly club soda. Simply mix it all, and the resulting papaya drink has a bright orange hue and is bursting with tropical flavors. I love the contrast of sweetness, tangy citrus, and carbonation.
If you’re looking for an icy frozen drink, the papaya daiquiri is for you! It combines flavors of papaya, lime, and simple syrup, along with delicious white rum. It requires a little time to blend with ice, but it’s worth it! The result is a sweet, cold papaya drink with a little citrus zing, which I love. Be sure to share the other three servings!
Papaya Mandarin Rum Cocktail
If you’re a fan of citrus, try out this simple shaken papaya mandarin rum cocktail recipe. It makes two servings with its combination of papaya puree, zesty sweet mandarin juice, lime juice, bubbly tonic water, orange bitters, and rum. It also has a little syrup and sliced jalapenos for some bold, spicy flavors and a hint of sweetness. You can leave the jalapenos out, but I love the spicy kick!
Papaya Smash Cocktail
The papaya smash cocktail is the best papaya drink for poolside sipping. It’s a tropical vacation in a glass with its use of papaya pieces, coconut rum, triple sec, and sweet pineapple juice. The best part is that it’s frozen! So, get your blender, blend for under a minute, and enjoy this deliciously sweet, nutty cocktail.
Papaya Piña Colada
Piña coladas are a summertime favorite, but adding papaya steps them up a notch! This easily blended drink combines papaya, pineapple juice, cream of coconut, coconut rum, lime juice, and ice in a blender for a tasty frozen treat. I love the beautiful peach color it has, along with the extra melon-like sweetness that the papaya brings.
Mango and Papaya Swizzle
The shaken mango and papaya swizzle brings in refreshing flavors of papaya, mango, lime juice, sweet grenadine, and basil. It uses tequila, Cocchi Americano Rosa, and Angostura bitters for alcohol. With this combination, you’ll get earthy, spicy, sweet, and fruity notes from this muddled drink. I love the tropical vibe it gives.
Spicy Papaya Tequila Cocktail
If you like your cocktails to have a little heat, try out this spicy papaya tequila cocktail! Enjoy flavors of fresh orange juice, fresh lemon juice, and tequila. It also uses muddled papaya for a sophisticated cocktail, which can take a little time. Don’t forget to garnish with jalapenos for a spicy kick. I love how the spice and citrus contrast to create a burst of flavor.
Frozen Papaya Margarita
This easy frozen papaya margarita combines Cointreau, tequila, lime juice, papaya, and ice. It takes just a few minutes to blend and then you can garnish it with jalapenos or leave it plain. The resulting papaya drink is a sweet, bitter, and citrusy cocktail. I love the refreshing zip it leaves behind.
Caribbean Red Papaya Punch
This Caribbean red papaya punch is the perfect thing to serve at parties, as each batch makes 12 drinks, and all you have to do is shake it up! Everyone will enjoy this delicious drink with its combination of papaya, lime juice, agave, water, rum, and your choice of sparkling wine or club soda. This tropical punch is easy to make with a blender and tastes like a sweet, fruity paradise in a glass!
- Pick your favorite recipe
- Gather all the needed ingredients
- Prep a papaya drink in less than 5 minutes