Easy Lemonade Margarita Cocktail

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by Siriusly Hungry
1 drink
10 min

This Easy Lemonade Margarita Cocktail is a refreshing spin on the classic Margarita. If you like lemons this cocktail is for you!

Margaritas are one of my favorite cocktails and lemonade is the only juice I truly love so it makes perfect sense to mix the two.

The first step in making this easy lemonade margarita cocktail is the lemon simple syrup. Simple syrup is basically equal parts sugar and water. You can use simple syrup in drinks and even make fruit sorbet with it. All I did was add lemon to it. To make it all we do is combine the sugar, water and lemon peels in a pot and heat it up until the sugar dissolves. Thats it, easy peasy. The only important part is to make sure there is no pith on your lemon peel. The pith is bitter and we don’t want bitter.

Blanco (white) Tequila is the preferred liquor for this easy lemonade margarita cocktail. The flavor blends seamlessly in this drink. Fresh lemon juice is also key.

I infused some salt with lemon zest, to rim the glasses with. This is optional but I’m a firm believer you can’t have a margarita without salt. It enhances the drink so much more, so why not. 🙂 Lastly, we need ice. Margaritas should always be served cold.

Enough chatting, lets make Margs! Wait one more thing, this cocktail is ridiculously delicious. So be careful, before you know it you’ve drank the whole bottle of tequila. lol. Trust me, it happens 😉 ok now lets make margs!

Easy Lemonade Margarita Cocktail
Recipe details
  • 1  drink
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 5 Minutes Total time: 10 min
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Lemon Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • peels from 3 lemons, pith removed
Margarita Salt
  • lemon zest
  • salt
  • 2 ounces Teremana Blanco Tequila or your fave white tequila
  • 2 ounces fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ounce lemon simple syrup
  • Ice

Combine the ingredients for the lemon simple syrup in a small pot and place over medium heat. Simmer until the sugar is completely dissolved. Turn off heat and set simple syrup aside to cool. This can be made days ahead.
Pour some salt onto a plate and add the zest of 1 lemon. combine well.
Moisten the rim of one cocktail glass with lemon and dip it in the lemon salt and add ice to the glass
Pour the Margarita ingredients into a shaker with ice, shake then strain into your cocktail glass
  • lemon simple syrup can be made ahead and stored in the fridge for up to 1 month if stored in a sterile jar with a lid
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