Come patio season, it just feels right to have a margarita in hand. But why settle for margarita mix when you can make deliciously refreshing margaritas from scratch? Whether you like frozen margaritas or on the rocks, our must-have tips will have you sipping in no time.
Let's start with the basics. For a classic margarita recipe, we recommend using a 3-2-1 ratio.
Start by rimming your glass, then mix the liquid ingredients. Traditionally, you would mix margaritas with ice in a cocktail shaker. If you're making margs for a crowd, though, stirring them together in a pitcher is just fine. Add the syrup or sugar if you like sweeter margaritas.
Before you mix up your margaritas, you'll want to rim your glasses. Salt is the classic choice, but you can try a sugar-and-cinnamon blend, flaked coconut, or colored sugar.
The type of tequila you use makes a big difference in how your margarita tastes. There are three kinds of tequila that differ based on how long they're aged.
Fruit is an easy way to make margarita recipes even more luscious and refreshing.