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Pineapple mocktail margarita Glasses

Inspired by a beautiful day, I'm thrilled to share with you my latest obsession: the Pineapple Margarita Mocktail. It's the perfect non-alcoholic treat to enjoy on a warm, sunny day or at your upcoming summer garden parties.

Pineapple mocktail margarita In glass

This is one of “cocktails” that can be made up into a big pitcher, punch style, or carefully created to impress guests. And it’s so simple so let’s dive right into this delightful recipe!

Pineapple mocktail margarita Ingredients

Pineapple Mocktail Margarita Recipe:

  • Fresh Pineapple Juice: 1 cup 
  • Lime Juice: 1/3 cup (Freshly squeezed for that essential zesty kick!)
  • Agave Syrup: 2 tablespoons (To sweeten things up naturally.)
  • Coconut Water: 1/2 cup (For a subtle tropical twist and extra hydration.)
  • Sparkling Water: 1/2 cup 
  • Ice Cubes: As needed
  • Salt & Sugar Mix: For rimming the glass (A little blend of coarse salt and sugar for that authentic margarita feel.)
  • Fresh Pineapple Slices and Lime Wheels: For garnish (Because it’s all about those pretty finishes!)

Directions:

  1. Prep Your Glass: Start by prepping your glass. Mix equal parts of salt and sugar on a small plate. Rub a lime wedge around the rim of your glass and dip it into the salt-sugar mix to coat the edge beautifully. This not only looks great but adds a lovely flavor contrast with each sip.
  2. Mix Your Mocktail: In a shaker, combine the pineapple juice, lime juice, agave syrup, and coconut water. Add a good amount of ice and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds. This is where all those flavors meld together to create something truly magical!
  3. Serve: Fill your rimmed glass with ice cubes to the top. Strain the mocktail mixture over the ice, filling the glass about three-quarters of the way. Top it off with sparkling water for that delightful fizz.
  4. Garnish and Enjoy: Finally, garnish with a slice of pineapple and a wheel of lime on the rim of your glass. It’s not just about looks; these add a nice aromatic touch as you sip!

A Few Tips:

  • Customization: Feel free to adjust the sweetness or tartness by playing with the amount of agave syrup or lime juice. This recipe is all about catering to your personal taste!
  • Make It a Party: If you’re hosting a gathering, consider setting up a mocktail bar. Lay out the ingredients and let your guests have fun making their own mocktails. 

There you have it, a Pineapple Margarita Mocktail that promises to transport you straight to your favorite beach with each sip. Whether you’re lounging by the pool, enjoying a backyard BBQ, or just needing a moment of sweet, refreshing escape, this mocktail is sure to brighten up your day.