Frozen Margarita - 2-1/2 cups

Cuisinart original


As a stand-alone classic or the foundation for fun flavors, this is the perfect frozen margarita.


Makes 2½ cups


            Lime wedge for rim, optional

            Kosher salt for rim, optional

5          ounces tequila

1          ounce orange-flavored liqueur

¼         cup fresh lime juice

2          tablespoons Simple Syrup*

12        ice cubes

Nutritional information


Nutritional information per serving (about 1 cup):

Calories 109 (0% from fat) • carb. 8g • pro. 0g • fat 0g • sat. fat 0g

• chol. 0mg • sod. 444mg • calc. 3mg • fiber 0g



If salting, rub the rims of serving glasses with a lime wedge and then dip them into a shallow bowl of kosher salt. Reserve.

Put all of the ingredients, in the order listed, into the blender jar. Secure lid.

Select High and blend until fully smooth and homogenous, about 20 seconds.

Serve immediately.

* Simple syrup is sugar dissolved in water. To make, put equal parts water and granulated sugar in a saucepan set over medium-low heat. Syrup is done once the sugar has dissolved. Cool completely before using.