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What happened to the simple days where a margarita was tequila, Triple sec, and lime juice? Well, those days are over. The variety of margaritas available today is out of this world. From fruity to spicy, there is a perfect marg for everyone; you just have to hunt it down.

Here are two Margaritas that combine your favorite tequila cocktail with a couple of tropical classics.

Piña Colada Creamsicle Margarita:

  • 2 ounces grand marnier
  • 2 ounces orange juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces silver tequila
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce coconut water
  • 1 ounce canned light coconut milk
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • unsweetened shredded + toasted coconut for glass rims
  • orange + lime slices for serving

To rim glasses, fill a plate with coconut. Rub honey or left over frosting on the rim – anything sticky that the coconut will stick too – then place on the plate to coat with coconut. Fill glass with ice. Combine all grand Marnier, orange juice, tequila, lime juice, coconut water, coconut milk and simple syrup in a shaker and shake well for 30 seconds. Pour over ice and garnish with wedges of orange and limes. Drink!

Recipe from howsweeteats

Moijita-rita:

  • 6 tablespoons gold tequila
  • 6 tablespoons orange liqueur
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1 ounce of sugar

Put the water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Pour it into a bowl and add the limejuice, lemon juice, lime zest, orange liqueur and tequila. Cover and freeze for eight hours. Rim four chilled margarita glasses and spoon the granita mixture into the glasses. Garnish with lime zest and/or wedges.

Recipe from mixthatdrink


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