International Margarita Day 2019

February 22, 2019

To celebrate International Margarita Day we have pulled together three of our favourite margarita recipes for you to enjoy!

Blackberry Grapefruit Margaritas (serves 2)

 

 

  Ingredients:

  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

 

 

  How to:

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.

 

    Photo credit @whatsgabycookin

 

Mango Orange Margarita (2 serves)

 

Ingredients:

Chilli Lime salt for the rim of your glass

6 parts Orange Juice

6 parts Mango Nectar

1 part Gomme syrup

3parts Tequila

1 part Lime Juice

 Ice

Lime wheel garnish (optional)

 

How to:

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)

  Ingredients:

  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

 

 

 How to:

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!

 

Photo credit @mixthatdrink