Margaritas from scratch

Lynne Hawkins


This is a well balanced drink; not too sweet and not too tart. And so simple to make! I stopped buying mixers since I keep lime juice in the fridge anyway!

This recipe is for one drink, but it is so easy to multiply. Equal amounts of tequila, lime juice and simple syrup, plus 2/3 of the same amount of triple sec.

You can add as much ice as you like. I like mine cold, but not frozen or on the rocks, so I blend the ice.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min


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  • 1 1/2 oz
    jose cuervo gold tequila
  • 1 oz
    triple sec
  • 1 1/2 oz
    lime juice (fresh or bottled)
  • 1 1/2 oz
    simple syrup
  • ·
    crushed ice
  • ·
    lime slices
  • ·
    salt for rim of glass

How to Make Margaritas from scratch


  1. rub rim of glass with lime slice
  2. dip rim of glass in salt (or sprinkle it on)
  3. Mix first 4 ingredients in blender
  4. add a handful of ice
  5. blend til smooth
  6. you may add more ice for a frozen drink if desired
  7. pour into prepared glass
  8. relax and enjoy!

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About Margaritas from scratch

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Hashtags: #lime, #tequila

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