Veracruzana Cocktail – Pineapple Basil Tequila

Veracruzana Cocktail – Perfect Summer Fruit Drink

Hello Summer time and its long evenings!  Perfect for refreshing fruit cocktails. This Veracruzana Cocktail is my drink of the day. The list of ingredients  in it is a reminder of everything we love to help us unwind on a sizzling summer day.

veracruzana cocktail

The recipe combines tequila, pineapple, basil, and agave nectar for a refreshing drink to enjoy with friends.

For more great cocktails, please visit my Pinterest Cocktail hour board.

Veracruzana Cocktail - Pineapple, Basil, Tequila
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Ingredients
  1. 2 parts Tequila
  2. 3/4 parts Agave Nectar
  3. 1 part Fresh Lime Juice
  4. 4 Pineapple Chunks
  5. 2 Basil Leaves
Instructions
  1. Muddle pineapple and basil leaves in a glass. Add the remaining ingredients and shake vigorously with ice until well blended. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice and garnish with a chunk of pineapple and a sprig basil.
  2. Enjoy!
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  2 comments for “Veracruzana Cocktail – Pineapple Basil Tequila

  1. 07/10/2014 at 8:24 am

    This looks awesome! But you don’t add anything else to fill the glass up – club soda? pineapple juice?

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      07/10/2014 at 10:15 am

      Hi Heather, no, it’s a stongish drink. But it could be topped with pineapple juice to weaken it. Carol

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