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Champagne Margaritas

Sparkling, Champagne Margaritas will be the highlight of any celebration. Sweet, bubbly, and sparkly. Not to mention they also have all the flavors you love in a margarita, tart and fresh lime juice and the warm earthy notes of tequila.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: cocktail
Cuisine: American, Tex Mex
Servings: 1
Calories: 284kcal
Author: Serene

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce tequila
  • 1 ounce orange liqueur
  • 1 ounce lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 2 ounces champagne

Lime Sugar

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • zest of 1 lime

Instructions

  • Spoon the sugar onto a small plate, add the lime zest. Mix together with fingers until fully combined.
  • Rub a slice of lime along the rim of the glass to get it wet and dip the rim into the sugar to coat with the lime sugar.
  • Combine the tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice in a glass, stir until mixed.
  • Top off glass with champagne.

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Notes

  • Tequila: use a blanco or silver
  • Lime juice: use freshly squeezed juice
  • Champagne: Extra Dry for a bit of sweetness to the drink.
  • Making in advance/for a crowd: prepare the margarita mix ahead of time by mixing tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice. Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator. When ready to serve, pour 3 ounces of margarita mix into the glass and then top with champagne. Calculate amount needed by following recipe above (example 20 drinks =20 ounces of tequila, 20 ounces orange liqueur, and 20 ounces lime juice).

Nutrition

Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 50mg | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin C: 9mg | Iron: 1mg