Spiced Pineapple Cocktail

This spicy cocktail bears more than a passing resemblance to a sweeter pineapple margarita.

  • Servings: 4
Spiced Pineapple Cocktail

Photography: Anders Schønnemann

Recipe continues below this recipe video

Source: Everyday Food, May 2011

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice (from about 3 limes), plus wedges for serving
  • 3 tablespoons agave nectar or honey
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen pineapple cubes
  • 1/4 cup triple sec
  • 1/3 cup tequila
  • 2 cups ice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt

Directions

  1. Stir together lime juice and agave nectar; add to a blender, along with pineapple juice, pineapple, triple sec, tequila, and ice. Blend until smooth and frothy.

  2. In a small shallow bowl or saucer, combine chili powder, sugar, and salt. Rub a lime wedge around the rims of 4 glasses, then dip glasses in spice mix to coat. Divide drink among glasses and serve with lime wedges.

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