Go Back
+ servings
Classic Margarita in a glass with limes next to it.

Classic Margarita

A simple yet classic Margarita cocktail recipe that's made with tequila, triple sec, simple syrup, and lime juice.

Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Classic Margarita, Cocktail Recipes, Easy Cocktail Recipes, Margarita, Margarita Cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 Cocktail
Calories 93 kcal
Author Jennifer


  • 1 Cup Ice
  • 2 Ounces Silver Tequila
  • ½ Ounce Triple Sec
  • ½ Ounce Simple Syrup
  • 1 ½ Ounces Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
  • 2 Lime wedges
  • 1 Tablespoon Course Salt


  1. In a shaker add the ice, tequila, triple sec, simple syrup, and fresh-squeezed lime juice. Shake until you feel the ingredients are mixed together and the drink is chilled enough for you.

  2. Cut half of the lime into wedges, run a wedge around the rim of a margarita glass. Getting enough of the juice on the rim.

  3. On a plate add the coarse salt, dip the glass in the salt. Getting the salt all around the rim.

  4. Pour the shaker ingredients into the prepared Margarita glass. Garnish with the extra lime wedge and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts
Classic Margarita
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 93 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 22mg1%
Potassium 50mg1%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 18IU0%
Vitamin C 10mg12%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.