Fuzzy Navel

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A classic Fuzzy Navel is made with just 2 ingredients: peach schnapps and orange juice. This 80’s favorite is light, juicy, and perfect for brunch!

Two fuzzy navel cocktails surrounded by orange slices.

Recipe ingredients

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Ingredient notes

  • Peach schnapps: The “fuzzy” in “Fuzzy Navel” refers to peach fuzz. In 1984, DeKuyper made the first peach-flavored schnapps in the US: Peachtree.
  • Orange juice: The “navel” in “Fuzzy Navel” refers to navel oranges.

Step-by-step instructions

  1. Fill a highball or other tall glass with ice. Add peach schnapps and orange juice.
Building a fuzzy navel cocktail.
  1. Using a bar spoon, gently stir to combine and garnish with an orange slice.
Building a fuzzy navel cocktail.

Recipe tips and variations

  • Yield: This recipe makes 1 cocktail.
  • Glassware: A Fuzzy Navel is traditionally made in a highball glass, an 8-ounce to 12-ounce glass tumbler such as a Collins glass.
  • Big batch: To make a batch of 8 cocktails, combine 24 ounces (3 cups) peach schnapps and24 ounces (3 cups) orange juice in a pitcher. Have ice, glassware, and orange slices on hand so guests can help themselves.
  • Hairy navel: Add 1 to 1 ½ ounces (2 to 3 tablespoons) vodka with the schnapps.
  • Mimosa: Substitute 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) champagne for the peach schnapps.
  • Non-alcoholic: Substitute peach juice or nectar for the peach schnapps.
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A fuzzy navel with ice and orange slices.

Fuzzy Navel

A classic Fuzzy Navel is made with just 2 ingredients: peach schnapps and orange juice. This 80's favorite is light, juicy, and so refreshing!
Author: Meggan Hill
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 1 min
Total Time 2 mins
Servings 1 cocktail
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Calories 263

Ingredients 

  • 3 ounces peach schnapps (6 tablespoons, see note 1)
  • 3 ounces orange juice (6 tablespoons, see note 2)
  • 1 orange slice for garnish

Instructions 

  • Fill a highball or other tall glass with ice. Add peach schnapps and orange juice. Using a bar spoon, gently stir to combine and garnish with an orange slice.

Notes

  1. Peach schnapps: The “fuzzy” in “Fuzzy Navel” refers to peach fuzz. In 1984, DeKuyper made the first peach-flavored schnapps in the US: Peachtree.
  2. Orange juice: The “navel” in “Fuzzy Navel” refers to navel oranges.
  3. Yield: This recipe makes 1 cocktail.
  4. Glassware: A Fuzzy Navel is traditionally made in a highball glass, an 8-ounce to 12-ounce glass tumbler such as a Collins glass.
  5. Big batch: To make a batch of 8 cocktails, combine 24 ounces (3 cups) peach schnapps and24 ounces (3 cups) orange juice in a pitcher. Have ice, glassware, and orange slices on hand so guests can help themselves.
  6. Hairy navel: Add 1 to 1 ½ ounces (2 to 3 tablespoons) vodka with the schnapps.
  7. Mimosa: Substitute 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) champagne for the peach schnapps.
  8. Non-alcoholic: Substitute peach juice or nectar for the peach schnapps.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cocktailCalories: 263kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 194mgFiber: 1gSugar: 28gVitamin A: 199IUVitamin C: 49mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 1mg
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