Margarita From Scratch

Margarita From Scratch

John Kanell @preppykitchen


  1.     1/2 cup tequila silver

  2.     1/4 cup lime juice fresh

  3.     1/4 cup orange liquor Grand Marnier or Cointreau

  4.     1/2 cup sugar

  5.     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.

  1. Milagro

  2. Casamigos

  3. Don Julio

  4. Hornitos

  5. Patron

  6. Corzo

  7. Espolon

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