We made it to Friday, so I believe we deserve a recent, scrumptious, lovely 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 elements. 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 realize we’re fancy like that.
In case you missed it, we share a simple tutorial for making dried citrus here.
I hope you LOVE this glorious grapefruit margarita. Name up your folks and have a beautiful weekend!
All the pieces you’ll must make the very best grapefruit margarita
You’ll usually discover elements like orange liqueur, Cointreau, or Grand Marnier in a basic margarita recipe to present it a boozy, citrus taste, however this lovely grapefruit margarita is made with simply 5 easy elements for a enjoyable, refreshing cocktail everybody will love! Right here’s what you’ll must 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 a little bit easy syrup, however agave nectar must also work. See under to learn to make it your self!
- Triple Sec: you may both add Triple Sec or a little bit extra easy syrup for sweetness.
- Recent juices: we’re squeezing in recent lime juice and, after all, recent grapefruit juice for a scrumptious, fruity style. No pink grapefruit juice focus crucial.
- To serve: these are optionally available, however I really like including tajín to the rime and garnishing every glass with dehydrated grapefruit slices or a recent grapefruit wedge!
Find out how to make home made 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.
Jazz up your grapefruit margarita
If you happen to love bubbly drinks, this straightforward grapefruit margarita can be scrumptious with a little bit membership soda poured in!
Our favourite methods to garnish
You should utilize sea salt, however I actually love including tajín to the rim of the glasses once I make margaritas. Tajín is a Mexican spice mix that usually consists of dried, floor chilies, sea salt and dehydrated lime juice. It’s tangy, a little bit 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 facet 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. Study precisely the right way to make dried citrus here!
Scrumptious grapefruit margaritas in 3 steps
- Salt the rim. Earlier than making the cocktail, add salt or tajín to the rim utilizing the directions above.
- Shake it up. Add the entire elements (moreover garnishes) to a cocktail shaker or mason jar with 1/2 cup ice cubes. Shake all of it up.
- Serve & get pleasure from! Add some ice to your glasses, then pour the margarita combination, prime with dried grapefruit rounds, and luxuriate in!
Can I make a much bigger batch?
Completely! This recipe makes 2 margaritas as-is, so be happy to triple or quadruple this recipe to serve extra friends.
Our favourite cocktail-making instruments
- Shake it up with a cocktail shaker
- A easy strainer in case your shaker doesn’t have one
- I really like utilizing this hand juicer for all issues juicing
- Cute margarita glasses like these or these
- A pitcher for serving a celebration
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I hope you like this grapefruit margarita recipe! If you happen to make it you’ll want to go away a remark and a ranking so I understand how you favored it. Take pleasure in, xo!
The most effective grapefruit margarita recipe made with 5 easy elements 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 get pleasure from these grapefruit margaritas as-is for date evening or ladies’ evening.
- For the margarita:
easy syrup* (2 tablespoons)
Triple Sec (or change with extra easy syrup)
freshly squeezed lime juice (1/4 cup recent lime juice)
freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
- For serving:
- Tajín (or sea salt) and a lime wedge for rimming the glass, if desired
- Fresh or dehydrated grapefruit slices
If you happen to’d prefer to rim your glass, do that first. Reduce a wedge from a lime and rub the minimize facet 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.
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.
Pour the margarita into your rimmed glasses and garnish with recent or dehydrated grapefruit slices. Cheers!
*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 here! It is nice for garnishing cocktails, desserts, and extra.
Servings: 2 servings
Serving measurement: 1 margarita
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