Celebrate apple season with an apple cider margarita (VIDEO)

Sep 14, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. ET

These margaritas are perfect for a calm night in or a fun get-together.

Apple cider margarita recipe


  • 3 tablespoons coarse sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cane sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cinnamon
  • Orange wedges
  • 1 cup ice, plus more for serving
  • 2 ounces orange juice
  • 12 ounces apple cider
  • 2 ounces Grand Marnier
  • 2 ounces gold tequila
  • Orange peels, for garnish


  1. Combine the sugars and cinnamon on a plate.
  2. Rim a glass with an orange wedge.
  3. Dip the glass into the sugar-cinnamon mixture.
  4. To a shaker, add the ice. Add the orange juice, apple cider, Grand Marnier and tequila.
  5. Shake.
  6. Strain into the sugar-rimmed glass with ice.
  7. Garnish with an orange peel.

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