Spiced Pineapple Cocktail

Photo: Anders Schønnemann

Pull out the blender and make sure your ice trays are full -- you'll be getting lots of requests for this spicy cocktail.


  • 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

  • ¼ cup triple sec

  • cup tequila

  • 2 cups ice

  • 1 ½ teaspoons chili powder

  • 1 ½ teaspoons sugar

  • ½ teaspoon coarse salt


  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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