Apple Ginger Margarita -- Instead of making you wish you were sitting on a beach, this Apple Ginger Margarita will make you wish you were sitting around the Thanksgiving dinner table! Made with apple cider, ginger simple syrup, tequila, and apple brandy, it's a delightful fall cocktail | wearenotmartha.com
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Apple Ginger Margarita

Instead of making you wish you were sitting on a beach, this Apple Ginger Margarita will make you wish you were sitting around the Thanksgiving dinner table! Made with apple cider, ginger simple syrup, tequila, and apple brandy, it's a delightful fall cocktail.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Simple Syrup Cooling Time30 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple Cider Drinks, Apple Cider Recipes, Margarita Recipes
Servings: 2 margaritas
Author: Sues

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon, for rimming glasses
  • Ice cubes
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 2 oz. ginger simple syrup (recipe below)
  • 1/3 cup silver (white) tequila
  • 2 oz. apple brandy
  • Chopped apples, optional for garnish

Ginger Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp sliced ginger

Instructions

  • Place cinnamon on a small plate. Brush water, simple syrup, or honey on the rim of the glasses and roll rims in cinnamon to coat.
  • Fill glasses with ice and then put more ice into a cocktail shaker. Also add 1 cup apple cider, 1 oz. ginger simple syrup, half the tequila, and 1 oz. apple brandy to the shaker and shake well. Pour into a glass and repeat for the second drink.
  • Top margaritas with chopped apples and cinnamon.

Ginger Simple Syrup

  • In a medium sauce pan, bring sugar, water, and ginger to a boil. Once the mixture comes to a boil, lower the heat to a simmer and let simmer for about 10 minutes. 
  • Remove mixture from heat, strain ginger out, and pour into a jar or bowl. Let cool.