Winter Wonderland Margarita
Excite your taste buds this season with the Winter Wonderland Margarita! Crafted with tasty ingredients like Cenote Tequila, orange liqueur, creamy coconut milk, and a festive homemade gingerbread syrup.
I partnered with Cenote Tequila to make the Winter Wonderland Margarita. Recipe and ideas are my own.Jump to Recipe
Elevate your happy hour this season with the Winter Wonderland Margarita! This creamy cocktail mixes together fun and festive ingredients like Cenote Tequila, orange liqueur, coconut milk, lime juice, and a delicious homemade gingerbread syrup for a smooth and seasonal margarita.
Delicious cocktails start with premium spirits and Cenote Tequila embodies the purest tequila that levels up any cocktail. It’s made with ultra-pure volcanic mineral water and filtered through proprietary activated coconut charcoal filters before bottling, which allows the true flavors of the hand-picked agave to really shine through. This tequila boasts a complex flavor profile that balances fragrant cooked agave with delicate earthy notes making it the perfect spirit to mix with since it balances beautifully with fresh and bright notes.
Cenote Tequila is inspired by the beauty of the Yucatán Peninsula located in Mexico. The cenotes are spectacular underground water systems found throughout the region.
Let’s make the Winter Wonderland Margarita! Start by making the gingerbread syrup. It can be made in advance and refrigerated until ready to use. To make the homemade gingerbread syrup, add the sugar and water to a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring the mixture to a boil, while stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar. Remove from the heat and add in your gingerbread spice tea bags. Steep for 5 minutes and remove tea bags. Allow to cool then store in an airtight container.
Now you’re ready to make the cocktail! Start by preparing your cocktail glass with a cinnamon sugar rim. Add sugar and cinnamon to a small shallow dish and stir to combine. Use a lime slice to coat the rim of the cocktail glass. Then submerge it in the cinnamon sugar mixture until coated. Next, add Cenote Tequila Blanco, orange liqueur, coconut milk, lime juice, and the homemade gingerbread syrup to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously until chilled and strain the cocktail mixture into the prepared cocktail glass over ice. If desired, garnish with a gingerbread house cookie, rosemary sprig and star anise.
P.S. Want to make this a batch cocktail?! Multiply the cocktail ingredients and blend them up in a blender and serve over ice!
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