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Fast Flourish: Rub rims of chilled glasses with a lime wedge, dip in a saucer of coarse salt and sparkling sugar, and twirl to coat.

Recipe by Southern Living August 2012

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Yield:
Makes 3 1/4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together all ingredients until sugar is dissolved. Pour desired amount of mixture into a cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes. Cover with lid, and shake 30 seconds. Strain into chilled cocktail glasses. Repeat with remaining mixture. Serve immediately (or make ahead; see tip below).

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  • Note: We tested with Cointreau orange liqueur.

  • Test Kitchen Tip: Mix up several batches of Pink Cadillac Margaritas 3 to 4 hours before the party starts, and chill in decorative bottles or pitchers, ready to shake and serve when guests arrive.

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