Frozen Margarita

Make any size batch of this recipe by simply multiplying the ingredient measurements by the desired number of servings. For a sweeter drink, use 1/2 cup powdered sugar instead of 1/3 cup.

Yield:

Makes 1 serving

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

Fresh lime wedge (optional)
Margarita salt (optional)
1/3 cup fresh lime juice*
3 tablespoons orange liqueur
2 tablespoons tequila
1/3 to 1/2 cup powdered sugar

Preparation

1. Rub rim of a chilled margarita glass with lime wedge, and dip rim in salt to coat, if desired.

2. Combine lime juice, liqueur, tequila, and powdered sugar in a small pitcher or measuring cup; stir until powdered sugar is dissolved. Pour into a zip-top plastic freezer bag. Seal and freeze 8 hours. Let stand 5 minutes at room temperature before serving. Pour into prepared glass.

*1/3 cup thawed frozen limeade concentrate may be substituted for fresh lime juice. Omit powdered sugar, and proceed with recipe as directed.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Cointreau for orange liqueur and Jose Cuervo Especial for tequila.

Note:

August 2006