Classic Margarita Cocktail

Classic Margarita

The Classic Margarita Cocktail contains three ingredients and is balanced slightly to the tart side, and it was first published in the December issue of Esquire Magazine in 1953, and many people consider it to be a variation on the Tequila Daisy. This is definitely one to have by the pool or just out on the deck. Try the Classic Margarita Cocktail out, and let us know what you think.

Classic Margarita Cocktail

Classic Margarita


  • 2 oz Silver Tequila
  • 1 oz Orange Liqueur
  • 1 oz Lime Juice


  • Add all ingredients to the shaker glass.
    2 oz Silver Tequila, 1 oz Orange Liqueur, 1 oz Lime Juice
  • Shake with ice for 10-15 seconds.
  • Fill a slat rimmed rocks glass with fresh ice.
  • Pour the Margarita into the glass.
  • Garnish with your spent lime husk.


Serving: 4oz | Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.03g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 43mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.1mg


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