We made it to Friday, so I think we should have a fresh new, delightful, beautiful cocktail to near out the 7 days. Really do not you assume? Over the earlier calendar year or so Rebecca and I have had so substantially pleasurable tests out new cocktail recipes and my favorites, by far, are margaritas.

So, say good day to this enjoy, simple grapefruit margarita recipe designed with just 5 easy components. We’re skipping the grapefruit juice concentrate and utilizing freshly squeezed grapefruit juice (so superior this time of yr), then we’re topping our eyeglasses with a tajín rim and dried grapefruit slices simply because you know we’re fancy like that.

In scenario you skipped it, we share an easy tutorial for building dried citrus right here.

I hope you Really like this wonderful grapefruit margarita. Phone up your good friends and have a attractive weekend!

Almost everything you will require to make the most effective grapefruit margarita

You’ll often come across elements like orange liqueur, Cointreau, or Grand Marnier in a common margarita recipe to give it a boozy, citrus flavor, but this beautiful grapefruit margarita is manufactured with just 5 very simple components for a entertaining, refreshing cocktail anyone will like! Here’s what you’ll need to have to make it:

  • Tequila: I desire to use silver tequila, or tequila blanco, in my margarita recipes.
  • Basic syrup: we’re sweetening this margarita with a very little uncomplicated syrup, but agave nectar must also operate. See underneath to study how to make it on your own!
  • Triple Sec: you can both add Triple Sec or a minor a lot more straightforward syrup for sweetness.
  • Fresh new juices: we’re squeezing in fresh lime juice and, of program, refreshing grapefruit juice for a tasty, fruity taste. No pink grapefruit juice focus needed.
  • To provide: these are optional, but I love including tajín to the rime and garnishing each glass with dehydrated grapefruit slices or a fresh grapefruit wedge!

pouring a grapefruit margarita into a cocktail glass

How to make homemade uncomplicated syrup

A fast shortcut for simple syrup: shake equivalent elements granulated sugar and water (2 tablespoons each would be adequate for 2 grapefruit margaritas) in a small jar for 1-2 minutes right until the sugar dissolves. If you are swapping the Triple Sec for far more uncomplicated syrup, double the granulated sugar and water.

easy grapefruit margarita in a glass with a dried grapefruit slice

Jazz up your grapefruit margarita

If you appreciate bubbly drinks, this straightforward grapefruit margarita is also delightful with a minor club soda poured in!

fresh grapefruit margarita in a cocktail glass

Our preferred strategies to garnish

You can use sea salt, but I definitely love introducing tajín to the rim of the eyeglasses when I make margaritas. Tajín is a Mexican spice mix that ordinarily is made up of dried, floor chilies, sea salt and dehydrated lime juice. It’s tangy, a minimal spicy, and the taste is SO mouth watering paired with this contemporary grapefruit margarita.

To rim your glass you will reduce a wedge from a lime and rub the reduce side of the lime along the rim of the glass. Pour tajín (or sea salt) on to a smaller plate and dip the wet glass rim into the tajín to coat it. Then make your cocktail and pour it proper in! Really don’t fail to remember to top rated your drink with a dried grapefruit slice. Study particularly how to make dried citrus right here!

top-down view of two grapefruit margaritas

Delightful grapefruit margaritas in 3 methods

  1. Salt the rim. Before earning the cocktail, insert salt or tajín to the rim employing the directions over.
  2. Shake it up. Add all of the ingredients (besides garnishes) to a cocktail shaker or mason jar with 1/2 cup ice cubes. Shake it all up.
  3. Serve & love! Add some ice to your glasses, then pour the margarita mixture, top with dried grapefruit rounds, and get pleasure from!

Can I make a greater batch?

Totally! This recipe tends to make 2 margaritas as-is, so come to feel cost-free to triple or quadruple this recipe to serve a lot more guests.

two grapefruit margaritas in glasses next to dried grapefruit slices

Our most loved cocktail-making equipment

  1. Shake it up with a cocktail shaker
  2. A simple strainer in situation your shaker does not have a single
  3. I enjoy utilizing this hand juicer for all things juicing
  4. Lovable margarita eyeglasses like these or these
  5. pitcher for serving a get together

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I hope you enjoy this grapefruit margarita recipe! If you make it be sure to leave a remark and a rating so I know how you liked it. Delight in, xo!