How to make 2 liters of margaritas

How do you make the perfect margarita?

Originally the based on tequila Drink, at least according to one Legend, out Mexico. There is supposed to be a Mexican bartender named there Carol's Herrera end1930 the cocktail for that Showgirl Marjorie King after which the drink was named. Other sources suggest that the margarita first appeared 1938 mixed and after one Showgirl called Margarita de la Rosa from Guadalajara was titled.

Making margarita: different flavors

Margaritas are typically made in glasses shaped like a Champagne bowl or one Martini glasses served. The main ingredient is tequila, although you can choose freely whether you prefer the golden or the silver. However, it becomes traditional Tequila Silver used for it. To do this, you mix Cointreau (Orange liqueur) and gives freshly squeezed Limes- or Lemon juice added.
There is also the variant with Triple sec instead of Cointreau, but this does not correspond to the original recipe. In addition, the orange liqueur is more flavorful. In addition to the traditional margarita lead more and more cocktail bars Strawberry-, Raspberry-, Bananas-, mango- and Melon margarita or Blue margarita with Blue CuraƧao (instead of Cointreau).
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Recipe for a traditional margarita:

  • 4 cl tequila (silver)
  • 2 cl Cointreau
  • 4 cl freshly squeezed lime juice (or lemon juice)
  • Ice cubes
  • Garnish: lime wedge

Preparation time: 5 minutes


  1. Cocktail shaker with Ice cubes to fill
  2. tequila, Cointreau as well as freshly squeezed Lime juice Add
  3. Close the cocktail shaker tightly with the cocktail glass and shake vigorously
  4. Shake cocktail until you can already feel the coldness of the ice cubes in your hands
  5. Cocktail glass with a lime or lemon rub on the edge and in salt diving
  6. Pour margarita into the glass and add a Lime wedge decorate. Finished! Bottom up!