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The creation of the Margarita Recipe cocktail goes back to the year 1942 in a cantina (bar) in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. It's considered the most popular cocktail in Mexico and you can find it at any bar or restaurant where it's offered as an aperitif. It's usually served in a unique glass.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 Serving
Calories 269kcal



  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1 Cup water


  • 1 ½ Tablespoons lime juice plus extra for brushing
  • 1 Tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 Cup crushed ice
  • 4 Tablespoons tequila Noble Reposado
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons triple sec liqueur
  • 2 Tablespoons natural syrup*
  • 1 slice lime to decorate



    Margarita Classic recipe

    • Mix sugar and water in a small saucepan and place over a medium-high heat. Stir until sugar has dissolved and the syrup has formed. About 3 minutes. Cool before using to make the cocktail.


    • Brush the rim of a cocktail glass with lime juice. Spread out the salt in a small plate and dip the rim of the glass into it to coat. Set aside in the refrigerator.
    • Put some ice into a cocktail shaker and add the remaining ingredients.
    • Margarita recipe original 3. Cover and shake vigorously until a mist forms on the outside of the shaker.
    • Strain into the prepared cocktail glass and decorate with a slice of lime.


    *The recipe is from Mexico, the Cookbook. It indicates to use 1 ½ tablespoons of syrup. I adjusted it to my own taste and to suit my homemade syrup recipe. You can buy the natural syrup at your local supermarket or make the above recipe the way I do it at home. You will have enough syrup to make 8 margaritas or reserve it to sweeten your tea or favorite drinks.


    Serving: 1Margarita | Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2352mg | Potassium: 55mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg