5 ounces (1/2 cup, plus 2 tablespoons) canned peaches in heavy syrup (from a 15-ounce can)*
2 fresh limes
3 ounces (1/4 cup, plus 2 tablespoons) Tennessee whiskey
2 tablespoons sugar
Whipped cream for garnish (optional)
Do ahead: In a blender, purée entire can of peaches. Transfer peach purée to a separate bowl/pitcher.
Keep chilled. Rinse blender bowl and return to base. (Makes enough to prepare the recipe 3 times, for 6 servings.)
To make 2 cocktail drinks: Juice two limes and pour lime juice into blender bowl. Add whiskey, 5 ounces peach purée and sugar. Fill a serving glass with ice, then add ice to blender and repeat, adding another glass of ice. Blend until smooth. Pour into two 14-ounce cocktail glasses. Garnish with whipped cream, if desired.
Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories per drink: 220 (based on 80-proof whiskey)**
*Note: One, 15-ounce can of peaches in heavy syrup makes 6 drinks.
**Note: Higher-proof whiskey contributes more calories.
Pairs Well With
Smooth peaches blend with Tennessee whiskey for a cool, Southern cocktail.