Classic and Frozen Margarita

Whether you prefer the classic margarita or the frozen margarita, this is a summertime drink that is perfectly refreshing. Here's a recipe for both versions.

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Classic Margarita

  • Prep Time: 5 m
  • Total Time: 5 m
  • Servings:
    1

Ingredients

  • 1 lime cut into wedges or slices
  • kosher salt
  • ice
  • 2 ounces tequila silver or reposado
  • 1 ounce lime juice about 1 lime
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • ½ ounce agave syrup OR to taste optional

Instructions

  1. Rub a wedge of lime around the rim of the glass and then dip the outside of the rim of the glass in kosher salt.
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  3. Add the tequila (100% agave), Cointreau and lime juice to the shaker and shake hard for about 20 to 30 seconds.
  4. Strain the cocktail into the salt-rimmed glass (with or without ice) and enjoy!

Frozen Margarita

  • Prep Time: 5 m
  • Total Time: 5 m
  • Servings:
    2

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces tequila silver or reposado
  • 2 limes peeled
  • 2 ounces Cointreau
  • 1 ounces agave syrup
  • 1 lime cut into wedges or slices
  • kosher salt
  • 3 cups ice

Instructions

  1. Combine the tequila, Cointreau and agave syrup in a mason jar and refrigerate for several hours to chill well. (This step is optional, but it does help to keep the ice from melting too quickly.)
  2. Rub a wedge of lime around the rim of the glass and the dip the outside of the rim of the glass in kosher salt.
  3. Put the peeled limes into the blender and pour in the margarita base. Top with the 3 cups of ice cubes and blend until smooth and slushy. Add more agave to taste and blend again.
  4. Pour into the salt-rimmed glass and enjoy!
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