My fiancé came up with this recipe for ginger margaritas and was kind enough to lend it out to feature on the blog. He’s so amazing!
They’re so delicious I don’t know if I can drink a regular margarita and enjoy it as much anymore. I love the accent of the ginger flavor and the homemade simple syrup element.
Give them a try and let me know what you think!
- 2 Tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
- 1 cup water
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 parts ginger simple syrup
- 1 part juice of a lime
- 1 part tequila
- In a pot, pour in water and heat to a slight simmer. Add in the sugar and mix well until the sugar dissolves. Then, add in in the chopped ginger.
- Turn heat down low and allow the ginger to steep for 10 minutes. This will help the ginger release all of its flavor into the simple syrup.
- Filter out the the chopped ginger with a strainer or coffee filter. Pour simple syrup in a container and refrigerate until you're ready to use.
- Mix ingredients together well.
- Serve up or on the rocks, garnish with a lime, and enjoy!
For some other homemade cocktails ideas, try my Gin & Tonic with Cucumber or The Chelsea Handler (a pomegranate martini recipe that’s featured in Kitchenability 101).
Photo: Nisa Burns
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