Pineapple Margarita Recipe

Rating 5.0
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Take a trip to the islands with this pineapple margarita. This pineapple-basil cosmo-rita adds the sweetness of pineapple, the tartness of cranberry, and the aromatic fragrance of basil for a crisp, tasty version of the classic tequila-based cocktail.
Cocktails
New American
8
ingredients
3
steps
10
minutes
Mixologist Brett has more than 15 years of experience creating cocktail menus and curating a selection of high-end national and regional spirits for bars and restaurants in Michigan. He recently began hosting a “Mixology 101” class at a boutique hotel and discovered his passion for teaching others the art and science of mixology. Now, Mixologist Brett hosts a variety of beginner and advanced mixology classes both virtually and in-person.

Ingredients

Servings:
1
1 1/2 oz
blanco tequila
1/2 oz
orange liqueur
1/2 oz
cranberry juice
1/2 oz
pineapple juice
1/2
lime, juiced
6
basil leaves, divided
1/4 oz
simple syrup, optional
ice

Directions 3 steps | 10 Minutes

Step 1

In the tin of the cocktail shaker filled with ice, add the tequila, orange liqueur, cranberry juice, pineapple juice, lime juice, five basil leaves and simple syrup, if using. Shake vigorously.

Step 2

Strain the margarita into a coupe or martini glass. Float the remaining basil leaf on the surface of the drink.

Step 3

Sip and enjoy!

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
184
FAT
0.2 g
PROTEIN
0.4 g
CARBS
17.1 g

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Jessica S.

Jessica

20 Jul 2022

I was curious how the pineapple would come through with so many other flavors, but boy did it still pop! Refreshing and super tasty. Will make again for sure!

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Sarah D.

Sarah

08 Jul 2022

LOVE how this margarita is infused with fruit juice and basil...yum!

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