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We made it to Friday, so I feel we deserve a recent, scrumptious, stunning cocktail to shut out the week. Don’t you suppose? Over the previous yr or so Rebecca and I’ve had a lot enjoyable testing out new cocktail recipes and my favorites, by far, are margaritas.

So, say hey to this love, straightforward grapefruit margarita recipe made with simply 5 easy substances. We’re skipping the grapefruit juice focus and utilizing freshly squeezed grapefruit juice (so good this time of yr), then we’re topping our glasses with a tajín rim and dried grapefruit slices as a result of you already know we’re fancy like that.

In case you missed it, we share a simple tutorial for making dried citrus right here.

I hope you LOVE this excellent grapefruit margarita. Name up your pals and have a beautiful weekend!

grapefruit margarita in a glass

Every part you’ll have to make one of the best grapefruit margarita

You’ll usually discover substances like orange liqueur, Cointreau, or Grand Marnier in a traditional margarita recipe to provide it a boozy, citrus taste, however this stunning grapefruit margarita is made with simply 5 easy substances for a enjoyable, refreshing cocktail everybody will love! Right here’s what you’ll have to make it:

  • Tequila: I favor to make use of silver tequila, or tequila blanco, in my margarita recipes.
  • Easy syrup: we’re sweetening this margarita with somewhat easy syrup, however agave nectar must also work. See under to discover ways to make it your self!
  • Triple Sec: you possibly can both add Triple Sec or somewhat extra easy syrup for sweetness.
  • Contemporary juices: we’re squeezing in recent lime juice and, after all, recent grapefruit juice for a scrumptious, fruity style. No pink grapefruit juice focus mandatory.
  • To serve: these are optionally available, however I like including tajín to the rime and garnishing every glass with dehydrated grapefruit slices or a recent grapefruit wedge!

pouring a grapefruit margarita into a cocktail glass

make selfmade easy syrup

A fast shortcut for easy syrup: shake equal elements granulated sugar and water (2 tablespoons every could be sufficient for two grapefruit margaritas) in a small jar for 1-2 minutes till the sugar dissolves. If you happen to’re swapping the Triple Sec for extra easy syrup, double the granulated sugar and water.

easy grapefruit margarita in a glass with a dried grapefruit slice

Jazz up your grapefruit margarita

If you happen to love bubbly drinks, this straightforward grapefruit margarita can also be scrumptious with somewhat membership soda poured in!

fresh grapefruit margarita in a cocktail glass

Our favourite methods to garnish

You should use sea salt, however I actually love including tajín to the rim of the glasses after I make margaritas. Tajín is a Mexican spice mix that sometimes consists of dried, floor chilies, sea salt and dehydrated lime juice. It’s tangy, somewhat spicy, and the flavour is SO scrumptious paired with this recent grapefruit margarita.

To rim your glass you’ll minimize a wedge from a lime and rub the minimize aspect of the lime alongside the rim of the glass. Pour tajín (or sea salt) onto a small plate and dip the moist glass rim into the tajín to coat it. Then make your cocktail and pour it proper in! Don’t neglect to prime your drink with a dried grapefruit slice. Be taught precisely how you can make dried citrus right here!

top-down view of two grapefruit margaritas

Scrumptious grapefruit margaritas in 3 steps

  1. Salt the rim. Earlier than making the cocktail, add salt or tajín to the rim utilizing the directions above.
  2. Shake it up. Add all the substances (moreover garnishes) to a cocktail shaker or mason jar with 1/2 cup ice cubes. Shake all of it up.
  3. Serve & take pleasure in! Add some ice to your glasses, then pour the margarita combination, prime with dried grapefruit rounds, and luxuriate in!

Can I make an even bigger batch?

Completely! This recipe makes 2 margaritas as-is, so be happy to triple or quadruple this recipe to serve extra company.

two grapefruit margaritas in glasses next to dried grapefruit slices

Our favourite cocktail-making instruments

  1. Shake it up with a cocktail shaker
  2. A easy strainer in case your shaker doesn’t have one
  3. I like utilizing this hand juicer for all issues juicing
  4. Cute margarita glasses like these or these
  5. pitcher for serving a celebration

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I hope you’re keen on this grapefruit margarita recipe! If you happen to make it be sure you depart a remark and a ranking so I understand how you favored it. Get pleasure from, xo!

fresh grapefruit margarita in a glass

The very best grapefruit margarita recipe made with 5 easy substances and delightful garnishes. Serve your margaritas with a tajín rim and dried citrus for a simple, picture-worthy cocktail! Triple to serve a crowd or take pleasure in these grapefruit margaritas as-is for date evening or women’ evening.

Components

  • For the margarita:
  • 4
    ounces
    silver tequila
  • 1
    ounce
    easy syrup* (2 tablespoons)
  • 1
    ounce
    Triple Sec (or exchange with extra easy syrup)
  • 2
    ounces
    freshly squeezed lime juice (1/4 cup recent lime juice)
  • 2
    ounces
    freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 1
    cup
    ice
  • For serving:
  • Tajín (or sea salt) and a lime wedge for rimming the glass, if desired
  • Contemporary or dehydrated grapefruit slices

Directions

  1. If you happen to’d wish to rim your glass, do that first. Lower a wedge from a lime and rub the minimize aspect of the lime alongside the rim of your favourite glass. Pour tajín (or sea salt) onto a plate and dip the moist glass rim into the tajín to coat it.

  2. Add tequila, easy syrup, Triple Sec, recent lime juice, recent grapefruit juice and ice to a cocktail shaker. Cowl tightly, and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds.

  3. Pour the margarita into your rimmed glasses and garnish with recent or dehydrated grapefruit slices. Cheers!

Recipe Notes

*A fast shortcut for easy syrup: shake equal elements granulated sugar + water (2 tbsp. every could be sufficient for two drinks) in a small jar for 1-2 minutes till the sugar dissolves.

Learn to make dried citrus right here! It is nice for garnishing cocktails, desserts, and extra.

Diet

Servings: 2 servings

Serving dimension: 1 margarita

Energy: 204kcal

Carbohydrates: 19.4g

Fiber: 0.2g

Sugar: 16.4g

Protein: 0.8g

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