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If you're looking for a perfect summer cocktail, this Prickly Pear Margarita is it. This margarita is sweet and so refreshing on a hot summer day. It's perfect for a barbecue, laying by the pool or Cinco de Mayo! cinco de mayo cocktail | cinco de mayo recipe | cinco de mayo drink | summer cocktail | summer drinks | drink recipes | tequila cocktails | arizona drinks | cactus | prickly pear margarita | margarita recipes

Prickly Pear Margarita


Description

If you’re looking for a perfect summer cocktail, this Prickly Pear Margarita is it. This margarita is sweet and so refreshing on a hot summer day. It’s perfect for a barbecue, laying by the pool or Cinco de Mayo!


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup tequila *add more for a stronger blend
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup triple sec
  • 1/4 cup prickly pear syrup
  • 4 lime wedges for serving
  • Salt or sugar for rim (optional)

Instructions

  1. Cut lime into 4 wedges.
  2. Pour salt or sugar onto a small plate.
  3. Run the lime wedge along the edge of your glass, then dip into the sugar/salt and coat the rim.
  4. Pour tequila, triple sec, lime juice, prickly pear syrup and a few ice cubes into a cocktail shaker and shake, shake, shake!
  5. Add ice to salt/sugar-rimmed glass.
  6. Pour shaken cocktail over ice and serve.
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