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Pineapple coconut margarita garnished with pineapple, lime, and pineapple leafs on a brown table.

Fresh Coconut Pineapple Margarita

  • Author: Pate Giltner
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 minute
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x
  • Category: Margarita
  • Method: shaken
  • Cuisine: mexican

Description

This tropical and sweet coconut pineapple margarita will transport you right to vacation. This cocktail is loaded with fresh pineapple juice, coconut cream, fresh lime juice, and good tequila!


Ingredients

Units Scale
  1. 1/2 ounce agave
  2. 1/2 ounce lime juice
  3. 1 ounce stained cream of coconut
  4. 4 ounces pineapple juice
  5. 2 ounces tequila

Instructions

  1. Start by toasting the shaved coconut by heating it in a saucepan on medium heat until lightly browned. Rim your margarita glass in agave, and then dip it into the toasted coconut.
  2. Then add the tequila, lime juice, agave, and pineapple juice to a cocktail shaker filled with ice.  
  3. Strain the coconut cream to ensure there are no lumps. 
  4. And the coconut cream to the shaker and shake for 10 seconds. Add ice, followed by pineapple juice, lime juice, and tequila.
  5. Shake for 10 seconds, then strain over ice into the coconut rimmed glass. 

Notes

  • If your shaved shards are too long, simply crush them with your hands before toasting.
  • Use agave to rim your glass to ensure that the coconut sticks. 
  • If you want even more spice, you can rim the edge of the glass with tajín!
  • Really shake your margarita in the cocktail shaker to get a nice foam top.
  • Garnish with pineapple and lime slices.