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Margarita Recipe

Homemade Margarita recipe that will make a big batch pitcher or single serving margarita with a homemade sour mix!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Cooling2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Beverages
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 278kcal
Author: Julie Evink


Single Margarita

  • 1 1/2 oz tequila
  • 1 1/2 oz sweet and sour
  • 3/4 oz triple sec
  • 1/8 tsp coarse salt for rimming glasses
  • Lime Wedges

Pitcher of Margaritas (6 margaritas)

  • 1 1/4 c. tequila
  • 1 1/2 c. sweet and sour mix
  • 1/2 c. triple sec
  • 1/4 c. coarse salt for rimming glasses
  • Lime Wedges

Sweet and Sour Mix

  • 2 c. water
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. fresh lime juice about 7 small limes
  • 1/2 c. fresh lemon juice about 2 medium lemons


Sweet and Sour Mix

  • Simmer water and granulated sugar over medium heat until it is fully dissolved. Pour it into a jar and let it come to room temperature. Add lemon juice and lime juice. Store it in a sealed container for a week or for up to a month in the freezer.

Pitcher of Margaritas (6 margaritas)

  • To make a pitcher combine all ingredients in a large pitcher and serve over ice.
  • Single Margarita
  • To make a single cocktail, combine the ingredients in a drink shaker filled with ice, or a jar or glass if you don’t have one. Shake or stir, to mix ingredients together.
  • Rub a lime wedge over the rim of the glass and dip into coarse salt. Add ice into the glass.
  • Pour margarita into a glass over ice. Garnish with a lime wedge on the edge.
  • Serve immediately.



Nutrition calculated on single serving margarita without salt 


Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 27mg | Sugar: 38g | Iron: 1.5mg