Easy Classic Margarita Recipe
This easy classic Margarita Recipe will become your favorite go-to margarita recipe. You can always add fruit to create your own margarita.
Easy Classic Margarita Recipe
The best Margaritas use fresh lime + quality tequila and good orange liqueur, like Cointreau or Grand Marnier. Simple, easy, stress-free. For the best results use a high-quality tequila, made with 100 percent agave.
For me, there's nothing better than a perfectly mixed margarita.
* A note about pre-mixed margarita and mixes. I personally think there are a few premade margaritas that are actually pretty good and make it easy to throw an impromptu party. I do draw the line at the pre-sweetened mixes - I've never had good results using these.
Obviously, the best margarita is made with freshly squeezed lime. So let's make a pitcher of Margaritas!Classic Margarita Recipe
This will make one cocktail, to make a pitcher just change the number of servings and the recipe will recalculate. Simple, right.
- 2 oz 100 % agave tequila
- 1 oz fresh lime juice
- 1/2 oz Cointreau or Grand Marnier
- 1/2 oz of Agave Syrup
- 1 lime - sliced for the garnish
- 1 lime - cut into wedges to wet the rim for the salt
- kosher salt for the rim
- To Make 1 Cocktail
- Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake until very cold.
- To make a pitcher add all ingredients to a pitcher filled with ice and stir vigorously.
- If desired, rub the rims glasses with a lime wedge and dip in salt to coat.
- Serve the margaritas in the prepared glasses over ice and garnish with the lime slices.
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