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cucamelon margaritas recipe - fresh lime, Mexican gherkins, simple syrup and tequila.

Cucamelon Margaritas

  • Author: Posh Little Designs
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Cocktails
  • Cuisine: Margaritas

Description

Crisp and cool margaritas, infused with cucamelon simple syrup, fresh tequila and lime, on the rocks with a salt rim.


Ingredients

Scale

FOR THE CUCAMELON SIMPLE SYRUP:

1 cups water

1/2 cup raw organic sugar

1 cup cucamelon/mexican sour gherkins rinsed.

FOR THE CUCAMELON MARGARITAS

Juice from 4 limes

3 parts tequila

2 parts cucamelon simple syrup

1 part Cointreau (orange liqueur) (half per glass)

Ice

Kosher salt, fresh lime and cucamelon fruit for the garnish


Instructions

For the cucamelon simple syrup:

Heat cucamelon, sugar and water in a saucepan.

Boil for 3-5 minutes.

Remove from heat. 

Cool, then pour through a strainer.

Transfer syrup to fridge until ready to use.

FOR THE CUCAMELON MARGARITAS:

Rim two glasses with lime juice and kosher salt.

Fill both glasses with ice.

Pour 1.5 part tequila into each glass.

Pour 1 part cucamelon simple syrup into each glass.

Pour in lime juice and Cointreau. 

Stir gently.

Garnish with cucamelon and lime.

Cheers!


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