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Pumpkin Spice Margarita

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Many people think of margaritas as a summer drink. My pumpkin spice margarita is a festive fall twist on the classic cocktail.

A festive pumpkin margarita perfect for fall.

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The margarita is America’s most popular drink, according to Liquor.com. With that in mind, I decided to make a fall version, so I present the pumpkin spice margarita. Light in pumpkin flavor and all margarita. It’s made with all the traditional margarita flavors, tequila (I used a Reposado), triple sec (I used a non-alcoholic) and lime juice. 

Orange sugar crystals rim the glass for a very festive and fall look. Since I have a Key lime tree, I used those limes but Persian limes from the supermarket are just fine. I used a Reposado tequila in this margarita. Reposado tequilas are aged anywhere from two to eleven months. It’s a bit smoother than a silver tequila which is not aged at all.

A Pumpkin Spice Margarita is the perfect fall drink.

This pumpkin spice margarita has both pumpkin and pumpkin spice in it. Tequila is a strong flavor and it should shine in a margarita but not be overpowering. If you like a more pumpkin flavor, add more pumpkin puree. This recipe makes one serving but it’s easily scaled for more servings.

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A festive pumpkin spice margarita perfect for fall.

Pumpkin Spice Margarita

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

A seasonal cocktail perfect for all of your fall entertaining.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Reposado Tequila
  • 2 ounces Non-Alcoholic Triple Sec
  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon pumpkin spice
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • 2 - 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Ice
  • Orange sugar sprinkles for rimming
  • Lime wedge for wetting glass rim
  • Lime slice

Instructions

  1. Using a lime wedge, rim glass so it is moist. Spread orange sugar crystals on a flat plate and dip rim to coat
  2. Add ice to a cocktail shaker. Add tequila, triple sec, pumpkin spice, pumpkin puree and lime juice. Strain into prepared cocktail glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.

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A festive pumpkin spice margarita perfect for fall. #FallFlavors

Welcome to Flavors of Fall where we celebrate all things associated with fall like squash, apples, pecans, sweaters, football; you get the idea!  Ellen from Family Around the Table and Christie from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures have gathered 24 bloggers who have over 100 recipes they’re sharing this week in celebration of cool weather and sweatshirts.  We hope you find many must make recipes so get your pinning, tweeting, and sharing fingers ready!

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Pumpkin Spice Margarita by Family Around the Table
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Christie

Saturday 12th of October 2019

That color looks awesome. I bet the sweet pumpkin spice and lime mixed with the tequila make a delicious drink.

Sue Lau

Friday 11th of October 2019

So creative! I am tucking this recipe away for my next party.

Anne Lawton

Monday 7th of October 2019

This looks great and I love that this doesn't look super sweet. Thanks for sharing

Nicole

Sunday 6th of October 2019

This drink looks and sounds incredible! I could totally use one of these right now. I don't care how early it is. ;)

Wendy Klik

Saturday 5th of October 2019

Cheers Ellen. You deserve a drink after all your hard work this week.

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