You might be thinking that cinnamon and pineapple are an odd combination. We are here to tell you that the combo pairs surprisingly well in this margarita. The cinnamon pineapple margarita is a tasty drink that brings together the sweet vibes of pineapple with the cozy warmth of cinnamon. Imagine sipping on a drink that feels like a tropical hug with a hint of spice. The pineapple adds a fruity and refreshing touch, while the cinnamon kicks in with its comforting and aromatic flavor. When combined with the classic margarita tastes, it’s like a party in your mouth – sweet, tangy, and just the right amount of spice. It’s like savoring a bit of paradise with every sip. Cheers to the delicious blend of cinnamon and pineapple making this drink a flavor-packed delight!

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cinnamon pineapple margarita

how to make a cinnamon pineapple margarita


  • 2 oz Dulce Vida, tequila blanco
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • ½ oz orange liqueur
  • 1 oz pineapple juice
  • dash of agave 
  • pinch of cinnamon, plus more for garnish


In a cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients with ice and shake until chilled. Strain into glass filled with ice. Garnish with a pineapple slice and cinnamon. Cin Cin!

cinnamon pineapple margarita

why we use agave and not sweet and sour mix

Choosing agave over sweet and sour mix for margarita recipes, such as this cinnamon pineapple margarita is like upgrading your cocktail game. Agave nectar, derived from the agave plant, brings a natural sweetness that enhances the tequila’s flavors without overwhelming them. It provides a smoother and more balanced taste, avoiding the artificial and sometimes overly tart notes found in sweet and sour mixes. Agave complements the citrusy essence of lime juice, creating a harmonious blend. Moreover, agave nectar is a healthier alternative, as it has a lower glycemic index compared to the high sugar content in sweet and sour mixes. So, by opting for agave, you’re not just elevating the margarita experience – you’re making a tastier and smarter choice for your drink. Cheers to the perfect cinnamon pineapple margarita with the magic touch of agave!

cinnamon pineapple margarita


Hi there, 
We are Elise and Evan and we're so glad you are here! Cheffing up tasty bites and sips is our love language and we are very happy to share these recipes with you. We both have valuable restaurant experience and have learned a thing or two about making tasty bites and sips. Through Carnelian Cooks we are sharing all of our tips and tricks! Please provide a comment or feedback below on any recipes that you give a try. 

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