To make margaritas at home you don’t need any of those store bought mixes. In fact, you can make your own margaritas with just four ingredients and a simple shaker!
Homemade Margaritas without a mix
- 2 oz of your favorite brand of Blanco Tequila
- 1/2 oz freshly squeezed and strained lime juice
- 3/4 oz of Cointreau
- 1/2 oz agave syrup
Making agave syrup is a pretty simple process and it will help you sweeten your drink to perfection!
To make your own agave syrup simply combine half an ounce of agave with half and ounce of hot water and stir!
Fill a drink shaker 2/3 of the way full with ice.
Combine all ingredients and pour into shaker and shake.
Strain and pour the Margarita into a chilled martini or coup glass.
If you want to add a little bit of flair, you can salt the rim of the glass before pouring your drink.
This recipe is a great starting point if you are wanting to get into making simple cocktails from home. This is also a great Summer recipe to keep you feeling refreshed on a hot evening.
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