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golden margarita with dried lime garnish
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Golden Margarita

An easy recipe for the best golden margarita!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 253kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $3


  • 1 1/2 ounces gold tequila
  • 1 ounce Grand Marnier
  • 1 1/2 ounces lime juice
  • 3/4 ounces simple syrup


  • Add the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
    adding lime juice into a cocktail shaker
  • Shake for 20 seconds.
    shaking a golden margarita
  • Rim a margarita glass with salt.
    salting the rim of a glass
  • Add one large ice cube to the glass.
    straining a cocktail into a glass
  • Strain the margarita over ice.
    golden margarita with dried lime garnish


Use less simple syrup if you want a less sweet cocktail.
Add more lime juice for a tart drink.
Always shake with ice. 


Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 21IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg