The Original Margarita was created when Dallas socialite Margarita Sames mixed her two favorite spirits, Cointreau and tequila, together with lime juice while on vacation in Acapulco back in 1948. This original recipe has stood the test of over 70 years’ time.
Ingredients for The Original Margarita
- 1 oz Cointreau
- 2 oz blanco tequila
- 1 oz fresh lime juice
How to make The Original Margarita
Step 1Combine all ingredients in a shaker and add ice.
Step 2Shake and strain into a salt-rimmed rocks glass.
Step 3Garnish with a lime wheel.