How to make a margarita?The margarita is a cocktail which consists of tequila, triple sec, and lemon juice. It’s the combo of the three ingredients served with the salt decorated on the surface of the glass.
The drink tastes delicious and the trio adds more taste to the drink. The drink is made on the rocks shanked with ice, without ice or frozen ice. A special margarita glass is designed to serve the delicious drink.
However, your own experiments can be made and the drink can be varied depending upon your taste buds.
In this article, you will learn the making part of the delicious drink along with the add-on and variations. Let’s get started with making the basic and classic one first.
Basic margarita recipe:
- 1-2 parts of tequila, fresh squeezed lemon juice 1 part.
- 1 part of triple sec, sea salt to cover the surface of the glass,
- lime piece for décor, ice cubes, tobacco sauce optional.
1) Take a special glass especially designed for serving the drink. Take a small plate and take some sea salt in the plate. Now take a lime piece and cut into half and rub the lime on the surface of the glass to get wet.
2) Next thing to do is reverse your serving glass and dip the surface of the glass in the sea salt plate to decorate the surface with the salt.
Just twist the glass to ensure that the salt is properly stuck on the glass. The other alternative to using instead of salt is sugar. Salt or sugar, the choice is yours.
3) Take a cocktail shaker and fill the container with 2/3 or ¾ quantities of ice cubes. The ice cubes make the drink chill and it makes the drink more delicious.
4) Now comes the mixing part of the trio ingredients. This is my personal favorite part. Mix 1-2 part of tequila. Of course, the question might arise in your mind that what if I want to increase the quantity of tequila? Yes, you can add more amount of tequila if you wish too. Nobody limits you here.
5) In the shaker, add 1 part of triple sec and then add the squeezed fresh lemon juice. The drink is almost ready.
6) Now the left over the part to do is shake the shaker just like you shake yourself to the tune of your favorite song. Jokes apart, shake the ingredients properly and ensure that they are completely mixed.
7) Once done, then take the glass decorated with salt/sugar and pour the drink in the glass. Add more ice cubes to the drink and to give the perfect look, insert a half piece of lime on the surface of the glass. It looks attractive. The optional ingredient tobacco sauce can also be added to the drink.
Your drink is ready to serve and make sure that you serve chill. Hence, to conclude, the process to make a basic and delicious margarita drink is completed.
How to make frozen margarita?
How to make the frozen margarita?The method of making frozen margarita is both times consuming as well as easy to serve recipe. If you are planning to host a party at your home and serve the tasty drink to your guests,
It gets useful to make the frozen margarita ready and it just takes only 10 minutes of your time to make the rest part of the drink ready and serve your guests.
There will be no need for you to spend hours in the kitchen to make the drink from beginning and miss the fun in the party. The drink includes the quantity of lime juice which simultaneously takes much time. Let’s get started:
- 2 gallons of ice cubes,
- 12 frozen limeade, 12 fluid ounces of tequila,
- ¼ cup Cointreau and sea salt to garnish and lime pieces cut into half.
- Firstly, take the blender and take 1 gallon of ice cubes and blend in the blender.
- Secondly, add ½ limeade along with 6 ounces of tequila and 2 tbsp. Cointreau.
- Blend all the added ingredients properly in the blender till the drink gets smooth and pours it into container and store in the freezer at a good temperature.
- Repeat the same process with the leftover ingredients and store in the same way.
- Take a plate and pour some sea salt in the plate. Take the serving glass and dip the surface of the glass by reversing it in the plate and ensure that the salt it stuck properly on the rim of the glass.
- Twist the glass and you can also use sugar if you do not want to use salt.
- Now, at the time of serving, remove the frozen margarita liquid from the freezer and pour in each glass and do the leftover part like the garnishing part.
- You can use a small decorative umbrella available in the market to garnish or use a piece of lemon inserted on the glass. It looks attractive and your drink is ready to serve to your guests.
Isn’t the recipe a time consuming? Now you can easily keep the frozen drink ready and serve. You don’t need to keep your guests also waiting and serve the drink immediately and chill. Hence, the process of making frozen drink is completed.
How to make a margarita from scratch?
How to make a margarita from scratch? The technique of making the margarita from scratch is easy and fun. The drink looks attractive as well as delicious to taste.
If you are a beginner and does not much about the making part, then you should not worry as this article makes you an expert by the end. The ingredients are also easily available in the market to purchase and the recipe is also very simple. You can make in 10-15 minutes at your home and serve in the party.
Not much of your attention is required, unlike other food items. The making process is also not messy. The cleaning portion is also easy after making it. Not making you wait more, let’s get quickly started
· 10-12 medium sized lemons, 6-8 limes, 1.5 part tequila, ½ part triple sec, salt or sugar, ice cubes.
1) Purchase all the ingredients from the market and make available to use.
2) Take a bowl and mix 1 cup of sugar along with 1 cup of lukewarm water and stir the liquid continuously until the sugar dissolves completely.
3) To the mixture, add 1 cup of fresh lemon juice along with 1 cup of squeezed fresh lime juice.
4) Take a serving glass specially designed for serving margarita or you can also use normal drink glass, and decorate the surface of the glass by dipping it inside the salt/sugar plate. Before dipping, take a small lime piece and wet the rim of the glass so that the salt/sugar sticks well on the glass.
5) Now, add 1.5 part of tequila. You can also increase the amount of tequila if you wish too. Along with it, add triple sec ½ parts and add 3 shots of bar mix to the mixture.
6) Blend the ingredients well till it gets smooth. Now add the ice and again blend it thoroughly.
7) Once you make the drink ready, pour the drink into the glass and place a small piece of lime on the surface of the glass to garnish and serve immediately. Serve chill. You can also add more ice cubes if needed.
Hurray, your margarita drink from scratch recipe is completed. Enjoy your drink and also make the drink and serve to your guests. It does not take much time and is simple to make.
How to make a strawberry margarita?
How to make a strawberry margarita?A strawberry-flavored margarita tastes more delicious and is easy and cheap to make.
If you go to a restaurant and order for a strawberry margarita, it cost expensive and the quantity offered is also very small and limited for one drink.
The recipe of making is easy and the ingredients used are also available in the market at low cost. You can make many drinks out of it. Strawberry fruits are basically loved by all and the blend of strawberry with margarita drink makes the drink more delicious.
- 3 ½ cup fresh strawberries.
- ½ cup tequila, 2 ½ cups crushed ice.
- ½ cup fresh lime juice.
- ¼ cup sugar, 3 tbsp.
- Cointreau-triple sec, lime pieces.|
Take a bowl and mix tequila, lime juice, sugar, ice cubes, strawberries and Cointreau in a bowl. Take the portions as mentioned in the ingredients and you can also wish to increase the proportions. Blend the ingredients in the blender till smooth.
Make sure the strawberries are also blended well. It’s better to cut the strawberries into pieces and pour to blend rather than directly using the uncut pieces. It gets easy to blend with the other liquids and get smooth.
The flavor of strawberry should be the dominating one among the rest flavors used to make the drink. Scoop the upper part of the strawberry before blending.
Now the smooth drink is ready. Pour the drink into the serving glass and garnish the glass with salt/sugar and serve the drink.
You can also add ice cubes if needed and to add a lemon piece on the top or use strawberry piece to garnish.
The strawberry margarita is ready to serve and the process of making the delicious drink is also completed.
How to make the margarita with margarita mix?
How to make a margarita with margarita mix?It gets easy to make a margarita drink. The margarita mix already includes some amount of flavor and is recommended to read the instructions on the bottle. It gets easy to make as the recipe also gets shorter.
The basic recipe requires 3 ingredients tequila, triple sec, and lime juice. The margarita mix already contains alcohol so you must be careful when you mix the proportions to make a drink. Now it also gets easy to host a party and serve the drink.
Recently, I hosted a party at my home and there were about 30 friends invited to my place. I made the delicious margarita drink using the instant margarita mix and the drink tasted good and did not take my much time also.
I hardly spent few minutes of time to make the drink and did not miss any fun part in the party. I become the star of the party. You could also be the star by making the drink quickly and serving your guests. Let’s get started with the recipe.
– Plate, salt, serving glass, tequila, margarita mix, blender.
1) Take a plate and pour salt/sugar in the plate.
2) Take a piece of lime and rub it in the rim of the glass and reverse the glass and dip in the plate containing salt/sugar. Twist the glass so that the salt/sugar gets easily stuck to the surface of the glass.
3) Remove ice cubes and fill the glass with ice cubes.
4) Measure the quantity of tequila and then pour the drink into the glass.
5) Now add the ½ shot of triple sec and margarita mix in the glass. Stir the mix properly in the glass.
6) The other way to do is mix all the ingredients in the blender and blend it until smooth. Then take a glass and garnish with salt/sugar and pout the drink blended in the glass. You can also add ice from above.
Make sure the glass is attractive in shape and size so that the drink looks attractive in the glass. Various glasses are designed and are made available in the market. You can purchase them and wash them before use.
Hence, to conclude, the margarita drink is ready with margarita mix and the recipe making process is also completed.
How to make a blend margarita?
How to make a blended margarita?Making a blended margarita drink is yet again simple and affordable. The recipe required basic ingredients that are available in the market.
The preparation time was taken to make the drink is 10 minutes and the delicious drink will be ready in 10 minutes.
– 1 ¼ cup fresh lime juice
– 3tbsp. fresh lemon juice
– 1 cup triple sec
– 3 cups ice cubes
– 1cup silver tequila
Take a plate and fill with salt/ sugar and dip the glass and garnish the surface of the glass. Now, take lime juice, triple sec, tequila, lemon juice, and ice. Take the proportions of the drink as per required or mentioned in the above recipes.
To make a proper blend, you should use a blender. Pour all the ingredients in the blender and churn the blender till smooth. Take a shaker glass and take 1 cup of ice cubes and add some amount of margarita and shake vigorously.
And then add the liquid to the blended drink and pour into the serving glass. Hence, your blended margarita is ready to drink and serve in just 10 minutes of time.
Now, you can also make your own creation by replacing tequila with vodka. The recipe is similar and also tastes good. If you do not like the taste of tequila, and still want to make the drink, then you can replace the drink with Vodka.
Vodka also has different brands depending upon the smoothness and price, choose your favorite one and add to make a delicious drink.
How to make margarita using Corona?
Using of corona can be the other alternative to make the drink. The Corona is a brand of beer and it is said a beer is good for skin. To get started:
– ½ cup corona beer, 1 cup gold tequila, triple sec, lime juice, sugar, water and ice cubes.
Take the serving glass and decorate the glass by following the steps as mentioned above. Take a blender and add the corona, gold tequila, triple sec, lime juice, sugar, water and ice cubes and blend it vigorously until smooth.
You can also increase the proportions of the ingredients depending on your taste. The corona when mixed with tequila gives a well blended taste anyhow. Make sure your drink tastes all the flavors added.
Pour the blended smooth drink the serving glass and decorate the glass surface with a lime piece. The drink is ready to serve and you can also add some more ice cubes from the top.
Conclusion on How to make a margarita
Hence to conclude, the entire article about making a margarita with different variations is completed. As mentioned at the beginning, hope this article makes you an expert by the end.
The best part of making the drink is that it does not take much time for preparation and is easy to make and serve.
A margarita drink is delicious to taste and is also affordable to make. Finally thanks for read about how to make margaritas and keep visit for more about how to make frozen margaritas.