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What is a Margarita?

Being one of the most well-known cocktails, the margarita has quicky become a classic cocktail! Typically, a margarita is made up of orange liqueur, tequila, lime juice and ice. 

You can serve it with a salted rim (or not), over the rocks, frozen or blended! 

Ingredients You Need for Sparkling Lemon Lime Margaritas

When it comes to making a cocktail, I like them to be pretty hassle-free and with simple ingredients. Que this Sparkling Lemon Lime Margarita! Tequila is something that we keep in the bottom cabinet, and lemon-lime soda is always stocked in the refrigerator! Here’s a breakdown of what you need for this cocktail:

How to Make Sparkling Lemon Lime Margaritas

Since I like cocktails with simple ingredients, that means they need to be pretty straight forward to make! These margaritas are exactly that. All you need to do is salt your glass rim, combine the lemonade, lime juice, tequila and ice, and then top it off with some lemon-lime soda. See? Easy peasy, lemon squeezy.

How to Serve Sparkling Lemon Lime Margaritas

Last, but not least, when it comes down to serving these margaritas, you can do it a couple ways! You can make each margarita individually, or whip a pitcher to serve a crowd. Both ways are bound to be delicious. I fell in love with these glasses from Crate & Barrel – I just love how simple they are!

Looking for some delicious food to pair these margaritas with? Look no further! Here’s a fun menu to throw together:

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Sparkling Lemon Lime Margaritas


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  • Author: KJ & Company - Kate Poskochil
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 glass or 1 pitcher depending on choice 1x

Description

Sparkling Lemon Lime Margaritas are equally refreshing and delicious! A simple cocktail loaded full of fresh, vibrant citrus. With lemonade, fresh lime juice, a splash of tequila and a pink Himalayan salt rim, these margaritas are then made to sparkle by topping them off with fizzy, lemon-lime soda! Sit back, relax and be instantly transported to the beach with a sip of this margarita.


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Ingredients

Single Serving 10 oz Glass:

  • 1/2 cup lemonade
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1 shot of tequila
  • 1/3 cup ice
  • Lemon-lime soda to top off the glass, about 1/4 cup
  • Pink Himalayan sea salt, ground, for the glass rim
  • Lemon or lime wedges for garnish if desired

For a Pitcher:

  • 3 cups lemonade
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 5 shots of tequila
  • 2 cups ice
  • 1 1/22 cups lemon-lime soda
  • Pink Himalayan sea salt, ground, for the glass rims
  • Lemon or lime wedges for garnish if desired.

Instructions

For the glass and pitcher sizes:

  1. Salt the rims of the glass(es) with the ground Pink Himalayan salt. Add the ice into the bottom of your glass or pitcher. Pour the lemonade, lime juice and tequila over the top and gently stir to combine.
  2. Top the glass or pitcher off with the lemon-lime soda. Garnish with additional lemon or lime wedges and enjoy!

Notes

  • Fresh juice from a lime vs. buying lime juice is highly recommended.
  • If you don’t like a salty rim, you can do a sugar glass rim instead!

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Thanks for following and cooking along with me!

 

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