3 Margarita Recipes You Can Make At Home



From Margarita's humble beginnings in Mexico, it has risen to become one of the favorite drinks today due to its simple ingredients, effortless preparation, versatility, and of course due to its taste. In fact, this classic tequila-based cocktail is served almost everywhere, whether it be a restaurant, club, or bar.  Good thing you don't have to go out to enjoy it. If you want to enjoy this tasty concoction right at the comfort of your home, try these three recipes.

Classic Margarita


Can't get enough of the no-fuss classic margarita? This one is definitely for you. To make this drink, you will need the basic/standard margarita ingredients - tequila, lime, salt, and cointreau.

As for the prepartion, it's easy and simple. First, grab your shaker tin. Put lime juice, cointreau and tequila into the shaker. Then, add ice. The second step is to shake well and set-aside. Take your margarita glass, and dip its rim in water. Then, rim glass into salt. Grab your shaker tin and pour its content into the glass. Add a lime wedge for garnish.

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Ingredients 

  • 2 oz. blanco tequila
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz. cointreau
  • Salt for rim
  • Lime wheel garnish

Preparation 

  1. Add lime juice, cointreau & tequila to shaker tin
  2. Add ice
  3. Shake well
  4. Dip rim of glass in water
  5. Dip rim of glass into salt
  6. Pour shaker tin contents into glass
  7. Garnish w/ a lime wedge 

Mango Margarita 

Next in our list is mango margarita. For this one, you will be using more ingredients (you can find them at your local groceries, don't worry!). Make sure to have mango or mango juice, lime and lime juice, orange juice, simple syrup, and blanco tequila. You will also need chili lime salt (for hot and tangy taste when your mouth hits the rim of the glass) and edible flowers (this one is optional).

Here's what you need to do. Slice the fresh mango. Cut into cubes. Put it in a shaker tin. Then, add lime juice, orange juice, simple syrup, and tequila. The next step is to add ice ahd shake. Cut a wedge of lime then coat the rim of the glass. Then, instead of using salt, dip the glass into the chili lime salt.

Grab the shaker tin and pour/strain over ice in glass. Garnish your drink with mango slice and edible flowers.

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Ingredients 

  • 5 cubes mango or 1.5 oz. mango juice
  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • 1 oz. orange juice
  • .5 oz. simple syrup
  • 1.5 oz. blanco tequila
  • Chili lime salt
  • Edible flowers

Preparation 

  1. Muddle mango cubes with lime juice in shaker tin
  2. Add orange juice, simple syrup and tequila
  3. Add ice and shake well
  4. Wet glass rim with lime wedge and coat in chili lime salt
  5. Strain over ice in glass
  6. Garnish with mango slice and edible flowers

 Pomegranate Margarita



What if you don't like mango? This pomegranate margarita might be for you. Just like the mango margarita, you will need to shop for other ingredients aside from tequila. These are fresh ginger, fresh Pomegranate juice, fresh lime juice, agave, fresh orange juice, and chili lime salt.

Take your ginger and slice it. Put it in the shaker tin. Get the lime juice and pour into the shaker tin. Muddle the ginger & lime juice. Put agave, pomegranate juice, squeeze of orange juice and tequila and add it as well to the shaker tin. Add ice and shake well. Set aside.

Take your glass and dip into water/lime juice. Coat the rim with chili lime salt. Add ice to the glass. Pour the contents from the shaker tin. Use a strainer. Then, garnish.

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Ingredients 

  • 2 slices of fresh ginger
  • 1 oz fresh Pomegranate juice
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice 
  • .75 oz agave
  • .5 oz fresh orange juice
  • 2 oz tequila 
  • Chili lime salt

Preparation 

  1. Muddle ginger & lime juice in shaker tin
  2. Add agave, pomegranate juice, squeeze of orange juice and tequila 
  3. Shake well with ice 
  4. Strain over ice into rocks glass 
  5. Garnish w/ lime and pomegranate seeds


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