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Classic Margarita Recipe

One of the world’s most refreshing cocktails.

The classic Margarita recipe—a simple mix of tequila, lime and Cointreau, is one of the world’s most refreshing cocktails.


  • 2 oz. silver tequila (or reposado if you like)
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • ¾ oz. Cointreau
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:double rocks
  • Garnish:lime wheel and salt (optional)


Combine ingredients with ice in a shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into an ice-filled glass and garnish.

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