cinco de mayo strawberry margarita – Happy Monday

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with my delicious Fresh Strawberry Margarita rimmed in a fresh mint. You may never drink the frozen version again!

 
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Fresh Strawberry Margarita
Makes 1

1 ounces Grand Marnier
2 ounces Tequila
2 ounces lime juice
2 ounces strawberry simple syrup*
Mint Glass Rimmer*
Fresh limes

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Strawberry Simple Syrup

1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1 quart fresh strawberries, hulled

  • Place water and sugar in a saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil stirring often to dissolve the sugar.
  • Turn off heat and let cool completely.
  • Place strawberries in your food processor and pulse several times until the berries are coarsely chopped
  • Mix 1 cup simple syrup with chopped strawberries.

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Fresh Mint Glass Rimmer

1 bunch fresh mint, leaves picked
¾ cup sugar
¼ cup salt

  • Place ingredients in your food processor and whiz until it looks like green sand
  • Rim the ridge of your glass with a lime wedge then dip it in the mint mixture.
  • In a cocktail shaker, combine tequila, Grand Marnier, simple syrup and lime juice with ice, and shake for about 30 seconds.
  • Pour and serve.

THE LOVE: This recipe can be easily doubled, quadrupled…

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Thanks for reading.

  • I think that I say the same think all the time to you but gorgeous photos! I am very impressed with your first photo!

    • Michelle

      Thank you!