Pineapple Serrano Margarita

Skip the margarita machine and grab the muddler. This is basically a Cadillac margarita but made sweeter with pineapples and balanced with a little heat from the serrano chilis.

Pineapple Serrano Margarita

This last week was the premier of The Dark Knight Rises and I had every intention of going to see it. I even geeked about it on Twitter with Julie of Table for Two. But as adult life would have it, we weren’t able to.

Gone are the days of lining up for movies – yes, I use to do that and it was awesome. Also gone are the Comic Con days of heading down to San Diego, to hunt for rare and/or limited issues. Seriously, I know I can’t be the only geek turned parent that misses that. But small confession, like a proper geek, I have been dosing my son since before he could talk with Justice League cartoons, Batman and other action heroes.

It’s working, I’m the proud mom of a two year back-to-back Batman dresser. Yes! Okay, sorry, I’ve gone way off in this post. So before I lose you lets talk margarita.

Julie and I decided we were both going to make cocktails to celebrate the movie and have a drink via our blog since we don’t live near each other to do it in person.

My cocktail has nothing to do with the movie, but it is a cocktail that I wouldn’t mind making for the Dark Knight, since much like him-this is a classic made modern and made better.

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Pineapple Serrano Margarita

Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • 4 (1/2- to 3/4 inch) chunks peeled pineapple
  • 2 slices serrano chile with seeds
  • 1/4 cup 100% blue agave silver tequila
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup (see below for a homemade recipe)*
  • 1 tablespoons Cointreau

Directions:

  1. Place pineapple chunks and serrano chilies slices in a shaker, using a muddler or back of wooden spoon mash solids. Add in tequila, lime juice, simple syrup , and Cointreau, then 1/2 cup ice. Shake to blend. Strain and pour margarita mixture over ice.

Simple Syrup

  1. place equal parts water and sugar in a pan and heat until the sugar dissolves.

Adapted from Epicurious

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14 Responses to “Pineapple Serrano Margarita”

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    Averie @ Averie Cooks — July 27, 2012 @ 6:56 am

    a Cadillac margarita but made sweeter with pineapples = I am so into that :)

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    Ana Cooks — July 27, 2012 @ 10:00 am

    This looks amazing!

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    abby @ thingsforboys — July 27, 2012 @ 10:34 am

    that sounds soooo good and I don’t even like tequila!

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    Julie @ Table for Two — July 27, 2012 @ 12:28 pm

    wow, this is absolutely gorgeous and what a great combination of flavors that you combined into this drink. beautiful photos!!

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    Julie @ Table for Two — July 27, 2012 @ 12:28 pm

    oh, and of course, cheers to you Naomi! wish we could see the movie together ;)

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    Ali @ Gimme Some Oven — July 27, 2012 @ 1:25 pm

    I love these cocktails!!! And I love that you’re raising your little one with Batman — so cute!

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    JulieD — July 27, 2012 @ 5:02 pm

    Love this drink!! You’re not the only geek only I haven’t turned into a parent (yet?). We’re going to Star Wars Celebration next month. Curtis is more of a geek than me! hehe

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    Trish — July 27, 2012 @ 8:01 pm

    I LOVE reading your blog. It’s like talking to a best friend. :) SO nice to see fellow chef/comic lovers out there.
    Thanks!
    Trish

    http://www.jellybonesblog.blogspot.com

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    Ann P. — July 27, 2012 @ 10:36 pm

    oh mah lawd. Serrano chiles are perfect for this mix!! so delish, can’t wait to try!

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    MikeVFMK — July 28, 2012 @ 12:51 am

    Oh goodness gracious. This has my name written on it. I’m glad you didn’t make Batman because you gave us this. Lovely stuff.

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    Reem | Simply Reem — July 30, 2012 @ 4:50 am

    OMG!!!
    This is one Hot Deliciousness!!!
    Beautiful Clicks!!

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    Meeta — August 1, 2012 @ 3:39 pm

    How did I miss this? And I hear you on being a mum missing geeking out on movies. I have been a huge Captain America, Iron Man, Batman fan all my life too – and like you slowly but surely Soeren is being assimilated. Love it! But why are we talking kids? I want to glass of this lusciousness N. Would love to geek out with you over a few glasses LOL!

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