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For a cocktail that screams fall, look no further than these Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas! Made with my Fall Spiced Simple Syrup, fresh apple cider and tequila, these margaritas are super simple to whip up, and even easier to drink!

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If asked to make a “Top 5 fall favs” list, Apple cider would certainly be on that list. I let my basic flag fly in the fall with all things pumpkin and apple cider. Don’t believe me? Give my Pumpkin Spice Martinis a try!

For these Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas, I combine the deliciously fall flavor of fresh apple cider with a bit of citrus, my special Fall Spiced Simple Syrup, and a healthy dose of good tequila for a well balanced cocktail that’s not too sweet, and hits all the right fall notes.

Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas

Making the cocktails

To make these fall inspired margaritas, you will need:

  • Apple cider. I like to use the fresh, refrigerated variety of this, which has a much more pronounced apple flavor.
  • Good Anejo Tequila. My favorite is Blue Nectar.
  • A bit of my super-easy Fall Spiced Simple Syrup.
  • The juice of 1 lime and the juice of half a naval orange, to offset all that sweetness from the cider.

Simply add all the ingredients to a shaker and shake well. our over ice, into a spiced sugar rim, if desired.

apple cider margaritas with cinnamon

Garnishing the cocktails

I like to serve these cocktails with a quick and easy spiced sugar rim, a cinnamon stick, and a few thin slices of apple.

You could also garnish them with orange or lime wedges. Or nothing! They’re just as good fuss-free.

apple cider margaritas with blue nectar tequila

If you make my Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas, please be sure to leave me a comment! I would love to hear from you, and value your feedback! Lastly, if you make the recipe and love it, please tag me on Instagram! I love to see your photos!

Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas

Want to give this recipe a try?

If you make my Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas, please be sure to leave me a comment! I would love to hear from you, and value your feedback! Lastly, if you make the recipe and love it, please tag me on Instagram! I love to see your photos!

Looking for more cocktail ideas? Why not try my Fennel Grapefruit Vodka FizzGin Honey BeeHoney and Thyme Paloma, or Nectarine and Basil Bourbon Spritz!

Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas

Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: cocktail
Keyword: apple cider, cocktail, margarita
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups Apple cider
  • 3 oz Anejo Tequila
  • 1.5 oz Fall Spiced Simple Syrup*
  • the juice of 1 lime 
  • the juice of half a naval orange 

Spiced Sugar Rim 

  • 1 tbsp cane sugar, or granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Combine sugar rim ingredients with a fork in a shallow bowl or on a plate. Moisten the rims of 2 cocktail glasses with a lime wedge and dip into the sugar mixture. Fill the glasses with ice.
    2. Add all cocktail ingredients to a medium-to-large shaker. Shake well and pour evenly into the 2 glasses.
    3. Garnish with apple slices and cinnamon slicks if desired.

For my Fall Spiced Simple Syrup recipe, click here.

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