Margarita From Scratch

Margarita From Scratch

John Kanell @preppykitchen


  •     1/2 cup tequila silver
  •     1/4 cup lime juice fresh
  •     1/4 cup orange liquor Grand Marnier or Cointreau
  •     1/2 cup sugar
  •     1/2 cup water



  1. To make the simple syrup: add the sugar and water to a saucepan. Bring to a boil, remove from heat and chill. You can also buy pre-made simple syrup!
  2. Add ice, tequila, orange liquor, lime juice, and 1/3 cup of the simple syrup to a shaker and shake!
  3. Strain and serve in salted glasses over ice. You can add more of the simple syrup for an extra kick/sweetness if desired.
  4. Garnish with a wedge of lime


Here are some great brands of tequila for a great margarita.

  • Milagro
  • Casamigos
  • Don Julio
  • Hornitos
  • Patron
  • Corzo
  • Espolon

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