Inspiring Apple Cider Margarita

Inspiring Apple Cider Margarita

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Inspiring Apple Cider Margarita

Listing by Bobbi Lin
  • Prep time
    5 minutes
  • Cook time
    1 minute
  • Makes
    1 drink
Author Notes

The margarita has constantly been my trail-to summer season drink, but this year I’m making it my tumble drink, too, with 5 autumnal takes on the conventional cocktail.

On this version, inspired by Cookie & Kate’s Spiced Apple Margarita, I swapped one of the important important lime juice for apple cider—a quintessentially tumble beverage—and kicked issues up a notch with a wholesome pinch of cayenne and cinnamon. The consequence’s a candy, full of life, and decidedly seasonal libation you can real devour extra than the fresh.

A few notes on making it at dwelling: I prefer mine with reposado tequila, however it’s real as excellent with blanco. Within the ingredients checklist, I’m a miniature conservative with the spice stage, as a result of your drink will rep spicier the longer it sits. Appreciate it if fact be told full of life? Add a further pinch of cayenne, or rob into legend along side a few pinches of cayenne and cinnamon sticks to your tequila the night sooner than.

This recipe is featured within the article, 5 Margarita Recipes Ideal for Drop, backed by Agave In The Raw. —Erin Alexander

  • Test Kitchen-Current


  • 2 ounces


  • 1 1/2 ounces

    apple cider

  • 3/4 ounce

    sleek-squeezed lime juice

  • 3/4 ounce

    Agave within the Raw

  • 2 pinches

    ground cinnamon, divided

  • 2 pinches

    cayenne pepper, divided

  • 1/2 teaspoon

    flaky sea salt or cocktail salt (no longer mandatory)

  1. When that you just would possibly perchance perchance perchance devour a salt rim, combine the salt with one pinch every cayenne and cinnamon and pinch along along with your fingers till it is a uniform color. Dump it out on a plate, and prepare an (empty) rocks glass by rubbing a lime wedge around the threshold. Dip the wet glass rim within the salt combination and rub it round till the rim is covered.
  2. Maintain your glass with ice.
  3. Mix the tequila, apple cider, lime juice, agave nectar, and a pinch every cinnamon and cayenne in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds and double strain (pour though a mesh strainer) into your ice-filled glass. Garnish with a cinnamon stick or a strip of orange zest, when you occur to devour.

Erin Alexander is the Managing Editor of Food52.

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