Midnight Margaritas

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Midnight Margaritas

There is nothing I love better than a few Midnight Margaritas so check out my super easy recipe here!

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It is getting to be that time of year again that I start to crave those “Midnight Margaritas” so I am sharing my super easy recipe with you guys. Honestly this post reminds a bit of Practical Magic,  another seasonal favorite, when the ladies decide to have a few Midnight Margaritas and talking smack around the kitchen table, which seems like the best time ever! I have heard (total “here say”) while filming that particular scene, they really partook in those famous Margaritas for a more “authentic” film take, I say bravo ladies lol! Also keep scrolling for the “It’s Good to Be Home Blog Hop” with all some of my infamous gal pals below!  Midnight Margaritas JENRON DESIGNS 12What makes a perfect margarita? Well I feel like that question is subjective as there are so many great variations and recipes out there, wouldn’t you agree? I mean I personally have not met a Margarita that I don’t like to be honest as they are one of my favorite drinks. Midnight Margaritas JENRON DESIGNS 7However, today I am just talking about a  basic fresh lemon juice margarita, nothing she she or fancy foo foo, although I love those too. Just a simple clean basic Margarita, like you are on the beach Tulum or Cabo and this is what the bartender is making for you.  Midnight Margaritas JENRON DESIGNS 6 To make the best margarita mix, all you really need are these three basic margarita ingredients:

  • Tequila– I use a 100% agave Reposado Silver which is traditionally considered to be the best tequila for margaritas. However, you can use any type of tequila like a smoky mezcal will make a fun variation mixed with jalapenos and tarjin.
  • Orange Liqueur– Grand Marnier, Cointreau or Triple Sec are all delicious options you can use as an Orange Liqueur. I personally use Grand Marnier or Cointreau in my margaritas regularly.
  • Fresh Lime Juice  I highly recommend juicing your own limes for the best flavor versus buying a store bought lime juice.

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Here is what you need per glass:

  • 1 1/2 oz 100% Agave Silver Tequila
  • 1 oz Orange Liqueur (Grand Marnier, Cointreau or Triple Sec)
  • 3/4 oz freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • Simple syrup, to taste (optional) 1 tbsp sugar to 2 tbsp water dissolved
  • Lime Slices
  • Coarse Salt to rim the glass (optional)Midnight Margaritas JENRON DESIGNS 3

For A Cinco De Mayo Style Pitcher Party:

  • 3 cups 100% Agave Silver Tequila
  • 2 cups Orange Liqueur (Grand Marnier, Cointreau or Triple Sec)
  • 1 1/2 cups freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • Simple syrup, to taste (1/4 sugar 1/2 cup water dissolved)
  • Lime Slices
  • Coarse Salt to rim the glass (optional)

I like to chill mine in the refrigerator as I find ice will water done the flavors too much for my taste. Midnight Margaritas JENRON DESIGNS 6Serve these up with some Chip & Salsa, Tacos or homemade Nachos for the perfect little fiesta, or a midnight snack! You can see more of festive my Cinco De Mayo Celebration Ideas here:

A Cinco De Mayo Brunch

Cafe Ole’ & Cocktails with Churro Dunkers

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11 Comments

  1. Definitely a recipe I’d like to try! So perfect for these long summer days in Georgia!

  2. I love the tablescape! Those chargers are really pretty!

  3. Amber Myers

    5 stars
    I’d love to sip on these. Plus the table looks beautiful!

  4. 5 stars
    Yes I could definitely use this like, now! So tasty

  5. 5 stars
    First off, I love the tablescape, so pretty! I need to try making my own margaritas, thank you for the recipe!

  6. bella

    5 stars
    I feel like I have to come to over for a dinner party one day, Missing out big time!! the table is stunning and those margs look to die for

  7. 5 stars
    These look absolutely DELISH! Love the tablesettings too.

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