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By á-174535

Rate this recipe 4.7/5 (12 Votes)
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Servings 8
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 10

  • 3 cups Triple Sec or other orange liqueur
  • 2 cups tequila
  • 1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 cup superfine sugar or powdered sugar
  • Kosher salt
  • 9 lime wedges
  • Ice cubes

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Often margaritas are made with simple syrup or agave nectar, but this recipe uses powdered sugar

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This margarita recipe is more tart because it has no added sugar

  • 1 lime, halved
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice, from about 5 limes
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup Triple Sec
  • 1 cup white tequila
  • 2 cups ice, plus extra for serving
4.6/5 (11 Votes)

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Blood orange juice and muddled jalapeños make this margarita spicy and with a dark color, with the same flavors of...

  • 2 slices jalapeño or serrano chile
  • 2 ounces silver tequila
  • 4 ounces blood orange juice
  • 1 ounce Cointreau or Triple Sec
  • juice of half a lime
4.6/5 (17 Votes)

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Fresh pineapple, orange juice, and lime juice make this refreshing margarita recipe extra delicious

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks, or thawed
  • 1 ounce fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 1 ounce fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 1/8 cup to 1/4 cup superfine sugar (*see Notes)
  • 1/4 cup silver tequila, of good quality
  • 1 1/2 ounces orange liqueur, such as Triple Sec or Cointreau
  • Ice
  • 1 tablespoon Kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon coarse/sparkling sugar
  • Lime wedges and pineapple chunks for garnish, if desired
4.6/5 (19 Votes)

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Drinking peach margaritas are the ideal way to spend a warm summer afternoon! This recipe makes enough for 8 drinks

  • 1 pound (about 3) ripe peaches, bottoms scored, plus 2 more peaches, for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons (2 1/2-ounces) orange liqueur, such as Cointreau
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3/4 cup (6-ounces) silver tequila
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups bottled peach nectar
  • 8 mint sprigs, for garnish
4.5/5 (33 Votes)

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Swooning over how cool edible glitter is

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 to 10 drops food coloring (a drop at a time), adjust for desired color
4.5/5 (159 Votes)

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This copycat recipe of Chili's Presidente Margarita is a must-have for every margarita-lover

  • 1.25-ounces Sauza Commemorativo Tequila
  • 0.5-ounces Presidente Brandy
  • 0.5-ounces Cointreau
  • 3 to 4-ounces sour mix
  • 0.25-ounces lime juice
3.9/5 (153 Votes)

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Mano margaritas are sweet and refreshing any time of the year! You can add chile, sugar or salt to the rim!

  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 3 ounces silver tequila
  • 1 small mango—peeled, pitted and coarsely chopped (3-ounces)
  • 1 1/2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chile powder, such as Tajin (see Note)
  • 2 ounces orange liqueur
  • 1 1/2 ounces agave nectar
  • 3 ounces grapefruit soda
4.4/5 (43 Votes)

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The perfect frozen margarita uses a good quality tequila and orange liqueur such as Grand Marnier or Cointreau

  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 ounces simple syrup
  • 2 ounces 100 percent agave tequila
  • 1 ounce good-quality orange liqueur, such as Cointreau or Grand Marnier
  • 3/4 cup ice
4.6/5 (21 Votes)

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Toast to the firework with these Patriotic Margaritas

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1 ounce of silver tequila
  • 1 ounce of orange-flavored liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon simple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon wedge
  • Colored sugar
4.6/5 (21 Votes)

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Summer means fresh strawberries and delicious margaritas! Cool off pool side with an ice cold margarita

  • Grated zest of one lime, about 1 tablespoon
  • 1 cup lime juice, about 4 to 6 Persian limes
  • 3/4 cup to 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 cups 100% agave tequila
  • 9 ounces fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup Cointreau
  • Pink Himalayan salt for rim, optional
4.2/5 (16 Votes)

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I saw this recipe on The Barefoot Contessa

  • 1 lime, cut in wedges, optional
  • Kosher salt, optional
  • 1 cup ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (4 limes)
  • 1 cup orange liqueur, such a Triple Sec
  • 1 cup white tequila
  • 2 tablespoons sugar, to taste (optional)
4.4/5 (7 Votes)

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This has quickly become one of my favorite margarita recipes

  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1 1/2 cups margarita mix
  • 2 ounces Peach Schnapps
  • 16 ounces (about 2-cups) peaches, frozen or fresh
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (optional, add only if using frozen peaches or fresh peaches that are not sweet)
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • Fresh lime for rubbing around rim of glass and garnish
  • Kosher Salt
4.4/5 (5 Votes)

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Classic cadillac margarita recipe with Grand Marnier floating on top for extra burst of citrus flavor

  • 1 1/2 ounces tequila
  • 3 ounces prepared sweet-and-sour mix
  • 3/4 ounce triple sec
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice
  • Grand Marnier
  • Salt to rim glass
  • Fresh lime slice, if desired
4.3/5 (12 Votes)

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