Classic Margarita Cocktail

Classic Margarita

It was first published in the December issue of Esquire Magazine in 1953, and many people consider the Classic Margarita Cocktail to be a variation on the Tequila Daisy. The recipe for the Classic Margarita Cocktail consists of three ingredients and is balanced slightly towards the tart side. This is one that you should absolutely have on the deck or even just out on the pool area. Give the Classic Margarita Cocktail a shot, and then share your thoughts with us on how it tastes.

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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