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I mixed up these margaritas for a fun, casual happy hour at home. I gave Mum the choice between a bourbon or tequila based cocktail, and it wasn’t a surprise when she chose the tequila, as when she is here in town we dine frequently at our local Mexican restaurant, predominantly because of their frozen Margaritas.


the st rita

3 cups ice

2 ounces blanco tequila

1 1/2 ounces fresh lime juice

1 ounce St. Germain

1/2 ounce triple sec

Garnish – lime slice

If desired, rub rim of glass with lime wedge and dip rim of glass in salt to coat.

In a cocktail shaker, combine ice, tequila, lime juice, St. Germain and triple sec.

Shake vigorously for 20 to 30 seconds. Strain mixture into prepared glass, garnish with lime slice.


Recipe adapted from Entertain Decorate Celebrate, March/April 2014