Homemade Margarita Mix
- Combine all of the ingredients, stirring until honey is dissolved.
From the Test Kitchen
Choose 2 1/4 cups cubed mangoes, 2 1/2 cups cubed peaches, 2 2/3 cups strawberries, 3 cups cubed cantaloupe or honeydew melon, 3 3/4 cups cubed watermelon, or 4 cups raspberries or blackberries. To puree, in a blender or food processor cover and blend or process fruit until smooth, adding 1 to 3 Tbsp. water if needed.
Add more or less honey depending on the sweetness of the fruit.
MARGARITA: In a cocktail shaker combine 4 oz. (1/2 cup) Margarita or Daiquiri Mix, 2 oz. (1/4 cup) silver tequila, and 3/4 oz. (1 1/2 Tbsp.) triple sec or orange liqueur. Add ice cubes; cover and shake until very cold. Strain liquid into a margarita glass or an ice-filled large wine glass. For a frozen margarita, in a blender combine low sugar mix, tequila, and liqueur. With blender running, add ice cubes, one at a time, through opening in lid until slushy.) Makes 1 (1-cup) margarita.
Nutrition analysis for Margarita: 251 calories, 1 g protein, 24 g carbohydrate, 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 13 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 53% Vitamin C, 2 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 2% iron
DAIQUIRI: In a cocktail shaker combine 3 oz. (6 Tbsp.) Margarita Mix and 2 oz. (1/4 cup) white rum. Add ice cubes; cover and shake until very cold. Strain liquid into a martini glass or an ice-filled old-fashioned glass. (Or in a blender combine low sugar mix and rum. With blender running, add ice cubes, one at a time, through opening in lid until slushy.) Makes 1 (3/4-cup) daiquiri.
Nutrition analysis for Daiquiri: 178 calories, 0 g protein, 13 g carbohydrate, 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 10 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 40% Vitamin C, 2 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 2% iron
If desired, freeze single-serving portions in small freezer containers or pour into ice-cube-tray sections. Freeze overnight or until firm. Use to make blended drinks, adding plain ice cubes as needed.
Nutrition Facts (Homemade Margarita Mix)
- Per serving:
- 69 kcal ,
- 0 g fat
- (0 g sat. fat ,
- 0 g polyunsaturated fat ,
- 0 g monounsaturated fat ),
- 0 mg chol. ,
- 2 mg sodium ,
- 18 g carb. ,
- 2 g fiber ,
- 15 g sugar ,
- 1 g pro.