Apple Cider Margarita

Two worlds collide to give us a great cocktail. Apple cider's natural sweetness allows us to use it as a base. Dates play a perfect sweetener and add great color. Blended with extra apple lemon, lime, and fresh cinnamon are a must.

apple cider margarita

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups (360 ml) chilled apple cider
  • 1 cup (240 ml) tequila
  • 1 medium (150 g) apple, cored and quartered
  • 1 lemon, peeled
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 10 (180 g) dates, pitted
  • 6 cups (780 g) ice cubes

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Blend for 60 – 90 seconds, using the tamper to push ingredients toward the blades.

Chef's Notes

  • Simple garnish of cinnamon stick and fresh cranberries make this a great holiday cocktail. Rim your glass with cinnamon sugar.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup (180 ml) chilled apple cider
  • ½ cup (120 ml) tequila
  • ½ medium (75 g) apple, cored and halved
  • ½ lemon, peeled
  • ½ cinnamon stick
  • 5 (90 g) dates, pitted
  • 3 cups (360 g) ice cubes

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Blend for 60 – 90 seconds, using the tamper to push ingredients toward the blades.

Chef's Notes

  • Simple garnish of cinnamon stick and fresh cranberries make this a great holiday cocktail. Rim your glass with cinnamon sugar.