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Prickly Pear Margarita recipe

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  • Author: Carlos Leo
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


Make a prickly pear margarita with the classic ingredients of Tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice, along with a very special homemade prickly pear syrup.


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  1. Prepare glasses by rubbing a lime wedge around the edge of your glass. Dip in sea salt to coat, and fill with ice.
  2. Add tequila, Cointreau, freshly squeezed lime juice, and prickly pear syrup to a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  3. Shake for 30 seconds.
  4. Strain into your prepared margarita glasses.
  5. Garnish with a lime slice and serve.


For a pitcher: Use 2 cups tequila, 1 cup Cointreau, 1/2 cup lime juice, and 1 cup prickly pear syrup

For frozen margaritas: Add ice to the above ingredients and blend

Drink responsibly. If you are under the legal drinking age limit for your state or country, this recipe is not for you. Sorry.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Mexican
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