To celebrate International Margarita Day we have pulled together three of our favourite margarita recipes for you to enjoy!
Blackberry Grapefruit Margaritas (serves 2)
6 parts blanco tequila
6 parts freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
4 parts lime juice
1 part gomme syrup
Splash of sparkling water
5-10 blackberries, muddled
Sprinkles or sugar or salt to coat the rim
Run a wedge of lime across the top of 2 cocktail glasses. Once damp, coat the rim in sprinkles or sugar or salt.
Add all the ingredients except the sparkling water into a cocktail shaker with a few cubes of ice. Shake for 30 seconds until chilled and then strain the margaritas into serving glasses with new ice. Top with a splash of sparkling water in each glass and serve immediately.
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Mango Orange Margarita (2 serves)
Chilli Lime salt for the rim of your glass
6 parts Orange Juice
6 parts Mango Nectar
1 part Gomme syrup
1 part Lime Juice
Lime wheel garnish (optional)
Run a wedge of lime across the top of 2 cocktail glasses. Once damp, coat the rim in your chilli lime salt.
Fill a shaker ½ way with ice. Combine orange juice, mango nectar, gomme, tequila and lime juice and shake for 20-30 seconds.
Pour your Mango Orange Margaritas evenly into your rimmed glasses.
Garnish with lime wedge.
Photo credit @annsentitledlife
Strawberry-banana frozen Margarita (2 serves)
1 cup chopped, frozen strawberries
1 ripe banana peeled, chopped and frozen
6 parts tequila
2 parts triple-sec
1 part lime juice
1 cup crushed ice
Add all ingredients into a blender. Blend in short spurts until mixture is smooth but still thick.
Split mixture between two glasses, garnish as you please. Enjoy!
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