Served in the wide-mouthed terracotta vessel from which it takes its name, the Cazuela Voladora (“flying casserole”) or Guadalajara Punch is an easy-drinking combination of tequila, citrus juice and/or soda. This traditional recipe by Karla Cuevo of La Cueva de Don Cenobio utilizes four types of citrus, but feel free to add other options such as pineapple or watermelon into the mix. The chunks of fruit are meant to be squeezed or eaten depending on your preference.
- 8 ounces grapefruit juice
- 4 ounces lime juice
- 10 ounces orange juice
- 8 ounces lemon juice
- 8 ounces blanco tequila
- 1 can Squirt or grapefruit soda
- 1 large pinch of salt
Garnish: a variety of sliced citrus fruit
- Pour the tequila into a large, open-faced bowl.
- Add the citrus juice and a can of grapefruit soda.
- Top with ice and a generous pinch of salt, and stir to combine.
- Top with various sliced citrus fruit.
- Use a ladle to serve equally into four clay cazuelas, or whatever vessel you have on hand.