Guava Margarita

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 20 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 cocktails
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Ingredients

Lime wedges, for rimming the glass

Margarita salt, if desired

Ice cubes

1/2 cup fresh lime juice

3/4 to 1 cup premium silver tequila

3 tablespoons Triple Sec or other orange-flavored liqueur

3 tablespoons Simple Syrup, or to taste, recipe follows

1 cup guava juice

Lime slices, for garnishing glass

Simple Syrup:

1 cup sugar

1 cup water

Directions

  1. Rub a lime wedge around the edges of a margarita glasses and dip immediately in the margarita salt, if desired, turning to coat. Place in the freezer for 10 minutes.
  2. In a blender, combine the ice, lime juice, tequila, Triple Sec, Simple Syrup, and guava juice and blend until combined and ice cubes are crushed. Pour into the chilled glasses, garnish each with a lime slice, and serve immediately.

Simple Syrup:

  1. Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook until sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool completely.