Woodshed Margarita

Photo: Jody Horton
Woodshed Margarita takes its smoky flavor from cedar-infused tequila.

Yield:

Makes 5 1/2 cups

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 50 Minutes

Ingredients

1 cup sugar
1 1/4 cups fresh lime juice
1/2 cup orange liqueur (such as Cointreau)
Limes, thinly sliced

Preparation

1. Bring sugar and 1 cup water to a boil over medium-high heat; boil, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature (about 30 minutes). Refrigerate in an airtight container up to 1 week.

2. Stir together sugar mixture, tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur in a pitcher. Serve over ice with lime slices.

Note:

Tim Byres,

Recipe adapted from Smoke: New Firewood Cooking copyright by Tim Byres. Published by Rizzoli.

April 2013