Classic Margarita Cocktail

Classic Margarita Cocktail

If you’re in the mood for a refreshing and tangy cocktail that’s been a beloved classic for decades, look no further than the Classic Margarita. This iconic drink is a perfect balance of zesty lime, the subtle sweetness of orange liqueur, and the bold kick of tequila. Whether you’re lounging by the pool or enjoying a night in with friends, the Classic Margarita is sure to delight your taste buds and lift your spirits.


  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz triple sec (orange liqueur)
  • 1 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice cubes
  • Salt (for rimming the glass, optional)
  • Lime wedges (for garnish)


  1. Rim the edge of a margarita glass with salt, if desired. Run a lime wedge around the rim and dip it in salt.
  2. Fill a shaker with ice cubes.
  3. Pour in the tequila, triple sec, and lime juice.
  4. Shake well until chilled.
  5. Strain the mixture into the prepared margarita glass filled with ice.
  6. Garnish with a lime wedge.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 Classic Margarita

The Classic Margarita is the ultimate cocktail for those who love a perfect blend of tart and sweet. With its vibrant citrus flavors and the warmth of tequila, it’s a timeless drink that never goes out of style.

Nutritional information (per serving): Calories 220 | Total Fat 0g | Cholesterol 0mg | Sodium 1mg | Total Carbohydrates 7g | Dietary Fiber 0g | Sugars 1g | Protein 0g

Crisp, cool, and incredibly satisfying, the Classic Margarita is a crowd-pleaser that will transport you to a sun-soaked beach, even if you’re sipping it at home. So, whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just unwinding after a long day, mix up this classic cocktail and savor the timeless flavors of a well-made Margarita. Cheers!

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