Margaritas to Die For


Okay, sure, they require a bit of work, but you'll be so glad you did! Be careful, friends will ask you to bring them to all parties!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 20 mins
4 servings


  • 2 limes

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons water

  • 1 cup premium tequila

  • 2 tablespoons brandy-based orange liqueur (such as Grand Marnier®)

  • 1 lime, sliced into rounds

  • coarse salt


  1. Grate the zest of 2 limes into a small bowl. Cut the zested limes in half, and squeeze the juice into a measuring cup to get 1/2 cup. Combine lime zest, lime juice, sugar and water. Cover, and refrigerate for approximately 24 hours.

  2. Before serving, stir in the tequila and Grand Marnier. Rub rim of 4 glasses with sliced lime, and dip into salt. Take another slice of lime, cut in half, slice under skin of lime to halfway point, and place on glass for garnish.

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