There is nothing better than a fresh margarita on a warm summer day. We all think of tropical settings, foods, and drinks when we think of summer. One of those foods is pineapple and you could easily incorporate that summer feeling into a margarita. All you need is a fresh pineapple margarita recipe to get you started.
This fresh pineapple margarita recipe is a refreshing cocktail recipe that you can easily use as party drinks or as a drink to enjoy alone. There are many people who prefer not to use Triple Sec in their margaritas. Some mixologists will tell you that a margarita isn’t a margarita without Triple Sec.
Instead, it is a tequila daiquiri or tequila gimlet. You can even search the internet for why people don’t like Triple Sec in margaritas and will come up with nothing. But it is sweet, and it does add some more calories to a drink that doesn’t necessarily need to be there.
Your reason for not liking Triple Sec is not important. Instead, it is just important that you enjoy your drink and you will definitely enjoy this fresh pineapple margarita recipe without Triple Sec.
Fresh Pineapple Margarita Recipe Ingredients
The most important ingredient in making a fresh-tasting margarita is to use fresh juice. This recipe calls for fresh pineapple juice. You will need to juice your own pineapple. But we will also be adding premade pineapple juice as well.
You can easily use a juicer at home to get the juice out of a pineapple or hand squeeze, the choice is yours. The tequila is the next most important ingredient. We will be using Anejo tequila but the brand you choose to use is totally up to you.
Fill a cocktail shaker with tequila, pineapple juice, lime juice, and ice.
Secure the lid tightly on the shaker and shake vigorously.
Run a pineapple or a lime wedge around the rim of the glass and dip into sugar.
Add ice to the glass and pour the margarita into the glass.
Fresh Pineapple Margarita without Triple Sec
- Fresh Pineapple Juice
- 2 Oz Anejo Tequila
- 2 Oz Pineapple Juice
- 1 Oz Lime Juice Freshly Squeezed
- Thick Rim Sugar
- Fill a cocktail shaker with tequila, pineapple juice, lime juice, and ice.
- Secure the lid tightly on the shaker and shake vigorously.
- Run a pineapple or lime wedge around the rim of the glass and dip into sugar.
- Add ice to the glass and pour the margarita into the glass.
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