Homemade Margarita Recipe

homemade margarita recipe

Homemade Margarita Recipe

A Margarita is a classic cocktail that originated in Mexico and has become one of the most popular cocktails worldwide. It typically consists of tequila, triple sec or orange liqueur, and lime juice, often served over ice in a salt-rimmed glass. The combination of sweet, tart, and slightly sour flavors makes the Margarita a refreshing and well-balanced cocktail that is perfect for sipping on warm days or enjoying at social gatherings. In this article, I’ll be showing you how you can make your own homemade margarita with ingredients to your taste and according to your personal preferences.

homemade margarita recipe

Homemade Margarita Recipe

Making your own cocktail ensures you can always have a blast at home without needing to go to the pubs. This simple and quick recipe guide will show you how to easily make your margarita at home.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican

Equipment

  • 1 Cocktail shaker
  • 1 Cocktail strainer
  • 1 margarita glass

Ingredients
  

  • 2 oz 60 ml tequila
  • 1 oz 30 ml triple sec or orange liqueur
  • 1 oz 30 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 oz 15 ml simple syrup (optional, adjust to taste)
  • Ice cubes
  • Salt or sugar for rimming the glass optional
  • Lime wedges for garnish

Instructions
 

  • If desired, rim the edge of the glass with salt or sugar. To do this, rub a lime wedge around the rim of the glass to moisten it, then dip the rim into a plate of salt or sugar until coated.
  • Fill the glass with ice cubes to chill it while you prepare the margarita.
  • In a cocktail shaker, combine the tequila, triple sec or orange liqueur, freshly squeezed lime juice, and simple syrup (if using). Add a handful of ice cubes to the shaker.
  • Close the cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds to thoroughly chill and mix the ingredients.
  • Strain the margarita into the chilled glass filled with ice cubes, using a cocktail strainer to catch any ice shards.
  • Garnish the margarita with a lime wedge on the rim of the glass.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy responsibly!
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