Recipes and Cooking Classic Margaritas 3.9 (104) 3 Reviews Here's a homemade lime margarita that's perfect for pairing with any Mexican meal--or simply great happy hour conversation with friends! A combination of tequila and orange liqueur makes these Classic Margaritas full of good spirit(s). By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 4, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Total Time: 15 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 3 cup Triple Sec or other orange liqueur 2 - 3 cup tequila 1 ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice 1 cup superfine sugar or powdered sugar Kosher salt 9 lime wedges Ice cubes Directions In a pitcher combine Triple Sec, tequila, lime juice, and sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Chill mixture until ready to serve. Place salt on a small plate. Rub rims of eight glasses with one of the lime wedges. Dip rims of glasses in salt to coat. Place ice cubes in salt-rimmed glasses. Pour tequila mixture over ice cubes. Garnish with remaining lime wedges. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 429 Calories 54g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 429 % Daily Value * Sodium 221mg 10% Total Carbohydrate 54g 20% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.