Patriotic Margaritas

Classic margaritas get a fresh “shake” when infused with your favorite team colors!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 1

Ingredients

Simple Syrup

1
cup sugar
1
cup water

Red Cocktail

1/4
cup cranberry juice cocktail
2
tablespoons (1 oz) silver tequila (clear)
2
tablespoons (1 oz) orange-flavored liqueur
1
tablespoon simple syrup
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Ice
Lemon wedge
Colored sugar
  • 1 To make simple syrup, mix sugar and water in 1-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and set aside to cool, about 1 hour. Pour syrup into glass jar, cover jar and refrigerate until needed. 1 1/4 cups (use 1 tablespoon per margarita).
  • 2 To prepare cocktail, add cranberry juice, tequila, orange-flavored liqueur, simple syrup and lemon juice to cocktail shaker filled with ice. Cover and shake. Rub rim of martini glass with lemon wedge; dip in sugar. Strain cocktail into glass.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cocktail
    Calories
    230
    (
    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
    31g
    31%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    26g
    26%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    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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