Pumpkin Spice Margarita

Fall is pumpkin season: everywhere you look, there’s a pumpkin-flavored food item calling your name: cakes, cookies, muffins, pies (of course) and so on. That’s why it made perfect sense to us to mix up a Pumpkin Margarita. What better cocktail to celebrate the change of weather?

What You Need: lime juice, lemon juice, tequila, pumpkin puree, Cointreau (or triple sec), cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, Grand Marnier and cinnamon.

Limes, lemons, pumpkin puree
(Limes, lemons, pumpkin puree, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step One: Add ice to the shaker, then add the lime juice, lemon juice and pumpkin puree.

Ice, pumpkin puree
(Ice, pumpkin puree, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Two: Add the tequila, then the triple sec.

Adding triple sec to the shake
(Adding triple sec to the shaker, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Three: Add the Grand Marnier.

Adding Grand Marnier to the shaker
(Adding Grand Marnier to the shaker, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Four: Shake well.

Shaking the shake
(Shaking the shaker, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Five: Top with cinnamon, pour and enjoy!

Pumpkin Spice Margarita
(Pumpkin Spice Margarita, photo by: J. Clegg.)
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Pumpkin Spice Margarita

The best darn pumpkin margarita you'll ever taste. 

Ingredients

  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 tbsp 100% pumpkin puree
  • 1 splash Cointreau or triple sec
  • 1 splash water
  • 1 handful ice cubes
  • pinch cinnamon
  • pinch pumpkin spice pie spice
  • splash Grand Marnier (optional)
  • pinch cinnamon for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Add ice to martini shaker.

  2. Add lime juice, lemon juice, tequila, pumpkin puree and Grand Marnier or triple sec to ice and shake.

  3. Rim glass with cinnamon before - optional.

  4. Splash water. Pour into a glass.

  5. Add a pinch of cinnamon a pinch of pumpkin pie spice.

Lisa Mitchell

I am a blogger for CheapCaribbean.com who is a travel junkie and addicted to the beach.

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