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 12 months or so Rebecca and I’ve had a lot enjoyable testing out new cocktail recipes and my favorites, by far, are margaritas.
So, say whats up 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 12 months), 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 right here.
I hope you LOVE this excellent grapefruit margarita. Name up your folks and have a stunning weekend!
All the things you’ll have to make the very best grapefruit margarita
You’ll typically discover elements like orange liqueur, Cointreau, or Grand Marnier in a traditional 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 have to make it:
- Tequila: I want to make use of silver tequila, or tequila blanco, in my margarita recipes.
- Easy syrup: we’re sweetening this margarita with slightly easy syrup, however agave nectar must also work. See beneath to discover ways to make it your self!
- Triple Sec: you’ll be able to both add Triple Sec or slightly extra easy syrup for sweetness.
- Contemporary juices: we’re squeezing in recent lime juice and, in fact, 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!
make selfmade easy syrup
A fast shortcut for easy syrup: shake equal components 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. Should you’re swapping the Triple Sec for extra easy syrup, double the granulated sugar and water.
Jazz up your grapefruit margarita
Should you love bubbly drinks, this straightforward grapefruit margarita can also be scrumptious with slightly 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 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, slightly spicy, and the flavour is SO scrumptious paired with this recent grapefruit margarita.
To rim your glass you’ll lower a wedge from a lime and rub the lower 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 overlook to prime your drink with a dried grapefruit slice. Study precisely how you can make dried citrus right 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 (apart from garnishes) to a cocktail shaker or mason jar with 1/2 cup ice cubes. Shake all of it up.
- Serve & take pleasure in! Add some ice to your glasses, then pour the margarita combination, prime with dried grapefruit rounds, and revel in!
Can I make an even bigger batch?
Completely! This recipe makes 2 margaritas as-is, so be at liberty to triple or quadruple this recipe to serve extra company.
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! Should you make it make sure you depart a remark and a score so I understand how you favored it. Take pleasure in, xo!
The very best grapefruit margarita recipe made with 5 easy elements and exquisite 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.
- For the margarita:
easy syrup* (2 tablespoons)
Triple Sec (or exchange 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
- Contemporary or dehydrated grapefruit slices
Should you’d prefer to rim your glass, do that first. Minimize a wedge from a lime and rub the lower 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 components 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.
Servings: 2 servings
Serving measurement: 1 margarita