Authentic Margarita Recipe From Scratch

Finally, an AUTHENTIC margarita recipe. If you think margarita mix or frozen limeade + tequila is yummy, or you like "blended" margaritas, …

Rating: 5/5(88)
Total Time: 5 mins
Category: Mexican Recipes
Calories: 183 per serving
1. Measure the tequila, lime juice, sweetened lime juice and triple sec into a cocktail shaker and add a generous scoop of ice. Cover and shake until the shaker is frosty, about 30 seconds.
2. Rub a lime wedge around the rim of a margarita glass and dip in salt. Fill each glass with ice. Strain equal amounts of the cocktail into the glasses to serve. Garnish with a lime wedge.

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Originally published April 25, 2016 and updated with fresh content and photos May 5, 2021. Let’s be honest, some Mondays call for margaritas

Ratings: 14
Calories: 363 per serving
Category: Drinks
1. Whisk or shake tequila, lime juice, simple syrup and water.
2. Pour over crushed ice into a salt rimmed glass.

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If you prefer a tart margarita, pour equal amounts of triple sec and lime juice or try 1 ounce of lime juice and 1/2 ounce of triple sec. To make it a little sweeter, add about 2 teaspoons of simple syrup or agave nectar.; For a simple twist, try a blue margarita.The recipe simply substitutes blue curaçao for the triple sec to create a stunning drink with the same flavor.

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Step 1. Moisten the rim of a glass with a lime wedge. Sprinkle salt onto a plate. Lightly dip the moistened rim into the salt. Place a large ice cube in the glass and freeze the prepared glass until ready to serve. Advertisement. Step 2. Fill a cocktail …

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Share This Cocktail. Sour Fruity. 2 min. Beginner. The Margarita was originally created when Dallas socialite Margarita Sames mixed her two favorite spirits, Cointreau and tequila, together with lime juice while on vacation in Acapulco back in 1948. This original Margarita recipe has stood the test of over 70 years’ time.

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A margarita is a cocktail consisting of tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice often served with salt on the rim of the glass. The drink is served shaken with ice (on the rocks), blended with ice (frozen margarita), or without ice (straight up). Although it has become acceptable to serve a margarita in a wide variety of glass types, ranging from cocktail and …

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Margarita recipes often call for an orange-flavored liqueur such as Grand Marnier, Cointreau, or triple sec. To oversimplify things, Grand Marnier is a premium brand of Curaçao and Cointreau is a premium brand of triple sec. Let's break things down further.

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Step 1. Combine the tequila, triple sec, fresh lime juice, sweetened lime juice, and ice in a large pitcher; stir. Advertisement. Step 2. Pour the kosher salt onto a plate. Rub the rim of a glass with a lime wedge. Dip the rim of the glass into the salt; fill glass with margarita mixture; repeat for …

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Margarita Ingredients: To make the best margarita mix, all you really need are three basic margarita ingredients: Tequila: Silver or reposado is traditionally considered to be the best tequila for margaritas, but any type of tequila (or smoky mezcal or sotol) will work. Freshly-squeezed lime juice: For the best fresh flavor, I highly recommend juicing your own limes …

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DIRECTIONS. Place ingredients in blender and blend well. For an authentic Magarita, mix three parts mix, 1 part tequila and 1/2 part Cointreau or Triple Sec and serve in a glass with salted rim. (To salt the rim, wipe rim of glass with lime skin and dip upside down in a plate of salt.

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How to Make a Classic Margarita. 1. Prep Your Garnish. The classic garnish for a margarita is a salt rim. To achieve this for a crowd, fill a …

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Instructions. To make the salt rim, combine salt and lime zest in a shallow bowl. Stir to combine. Use a lime wedge to moisten the rim of a margarita glass. Rim the glass in the lime-salt mixture, twisting to coat well. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur, and simple syrup.

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A margarita on the rocks is the most traditional way to make a margarita cocktail. Making a homemade margarita on the rocks is simple. Basic recipes combine tequila, triple sec, and fresh lime juice to create a tangy, earthy, and slightly sweet drink.

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Step 2. Mix water, yeast, and sugar in a large bowl. Let stand until yeast begins to form a creamy foam, about 5 minutes. Step 3. Stir half the flour mixture into yeast mixture until no dry spots remain. Stir in remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition.

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How to Make a Margarita. Salt the rim of a 10 to 12-ounce glass. Add crushed ice to fill glass two-thirds full. Pour lime juice, orange liqueur, and tequila over ice. Stir for 10 seconds to combine, slightly dilute, and chill the drink to absolute perfection.

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  • Keep your tequila in the freezer so the margaritas are nice & cold without extra ice.
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