Hibiscus Lime Margarita

Homemade hibiscus syrup adds bright flavor and vibrant color to a fresh lime margarita.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 1

Ingredients

Hibiscus Simple Syrup

3/4
cup sugar
3/4
cup dried hibiscus flowers
1 1/2
cups water

Hibiscus Lime Margarita

1
oz Hibiscus Simple Syrup
1
oz blanco tequila
3/4
oz clear orange-flavored liqueur
3/4
oz fresh lime juice
Lime wedges, if desired
  • 1 To make Hibiscus Simple Syrup, mix sugar, hibiscus flowers and water in 2-quart saucepan. Heat just to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; let stand 30 minutes. Strain mixture; discard solids. Transfer to storage container. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 days. Makes 1 1/3 cups.
  • 2 To make margarita, add 1 oz of the simple syrup, the tequila, orange-flavored liqueur and lime juice to cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice; cover and shake vigorously. Strain into cocktail glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with lime wedges.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    220
    (
    Calories from Fat
    0),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    0g
    0%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    0mg
    0%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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