Whimsical, sweet, and spicy Haunted Pumpkin Patch Margarita. Sweet spiced pumpkin butter, apple cider, tequila, and orange liquor are all mixed together to create an autumn-inspired spicy, sweet pumpkin margarita. Rim your glasses in spicy cinnamon sugar, and top each drink off with ginger beer, to create a magical fall cocktail that everyone will love! This whimsical haunted cocktail is both spicy and warming. Perfect for cozy autumn nights and every holiday from Halloween, to Friendsgiving, to Thanksgiving. And then every other day in between.
Happy Saturday! I’m having so much fun with this year’s “spooky” cocktails. For each new drink, I’ve had a new inspiration behind the cocktail. This week’s cocktail is inspired by the magical Harry Potter series.
It’s Spooky, but whimsical at the same time – haunted, spicy, sweet, and simple.
I had plans to share another Halloween cocktail today, but this margarita just excited me way too much. It was one of those last-minute, eleventh-hour decisions that can often play out beautifully. And I couldn’t be happier I switched gears.
This one is quick, which we love.
Grab fresh apple cider, tequila, orange liquor, spiced pumpkin butter, and cinnamon sugar. Shake it all up to evenly mix in that pumpkin butter.
Pour the drink into your favorite cocktail glass and top off with ginger beer. The ginger beer is the real secret to this. To me, it’s what really makes this margarita feel a little more magical than all the rest.
If you want to make a mocktail? I’ve included those steps as well! Just use extra apple cider and a splash of fresh orange juice. Just as delish.
Other than that, this is a fun, simple tequila margarita made with the addition of pumpkin butter, cider, and fizzy ginger beer.
I’d recommend testing this out this weekend, then making a double batch for Halloween. And then go for it again on Thanksgiving, you won’t be disappointed!
Keeping this very short today in true Cocktail Saturday form. See you all tomorrow for another round of Sunday favorites!
Looking for other haunted Halloween drinks? Here are a few ideas:
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Haunted Pumpkin Patch Margarita
Servings: 1 drink
Calories Per Serving: 296 kcal
Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.
- 1. On a small plate, mix the coarse sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, and cayenne. Dip the rim of the glass into a thin layer of pomegranate juice. Then dip the glass into the sugar mix.2. Fill the glass with ice.3. Combine the pumpkin butter, apple cider, tequila, and orange liquor in a cocktail shaker. Shake to combine, then fill with ice and shake 1 minute. Pour into your prepared glass. Top with ginger beer and garnish with apple slices, cinnamon sticks, and a sprinkle of the cinni sugar mix.
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To Make a Mocktail: omit the tequila and orange liquor. Use 2 additional tablespoons of apple cider or sparkling apple cider and mix with 1 tablespoon of orange juice.