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Spiced Pineapple and Cilantro Margaritas

  • Author: Jessi's Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30
  • Yield: 1 margarita 1x
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Shaker Tin


Elevate your margaritas with this Spiced Pineapple and Cilantro margaritas. Spiced pineapple and vanilla syrup shaken with blood orange liqueur, lime, tequila and cilantro leaves. 



Spiced Pineapple Syrup (Yields 1 Cup)

  • 2 cups diced pineapple
  • 1/3 cup organic cane sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • ½ vanilla bean
  • 1 small cinnamon stick

Spiced Pineapple and Cilantro Margarita (Yields 1 Drink)

  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 1 ounce Solerno Liqueur
  • 1 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 ounce spiced pineapple syrup
  • 1215 cilantro leaves



  1. Place the pineapple, sugar, water and cinnamon stick in a saucepan. Cut the vanilla bean in half and then slice in lengthwise and scrape out the inside of the vanilla bean into the saucepan and then add the vanilla bean.
  2. Bring the mixture to a light simmer and let simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove the vanilla bean and cinnamon stick and then place the mixture in a blender and blend until smooth and then strain through a fine mesh sieve.
  4. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Spiced Pineapple and Cilantro Margarita

  1. Place the cilantro leaves in the bottom of a cocktail shaker and muddle the leaves. Add the tequila and muddle the leaves for a few more seconds.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and the ice and shake until the outside of the cup is frosted.
  3. Place a Hawthorne Strainer over the cocktail glass and pour the margarita into a glass filled with ice.


  • The amount of cilantro may vary depending on the freshness of your herbs. Adjust according to personal taste.

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