The Cherry Blossom Margarita is a sweet and floral twist on the classic margarita cocktail. Originating in Mexico, the margarita has long been a staple at celebrations and gatherings in the country and beyond.
Made with tequila, lime juice, and a touch of cherry blossom syrup, the Cherry Blossom Margarita is a balanced and flavorful drink that is perfect for sipping on a warm spring day or during a festive happy hour. The addition of cherry blossom syrup adds a unique and aromatic depth to the cocktail, making it a standout choice for those looking to try something a little different.
How to make the Cherry Blossom Margarita Recipe
- 2 ounces tequila
- 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
- 1/2 ounce cherry blossom syrup
- Salt, for rimming the glass (optional)
Begin by rimming a margarita glass with salt. (To do this, moisten the rim of the glass with a lime wedge and then dip it into a small plate of salt.) Fill the glass with ice.
In a shaker filled with ice, combine the tequila, lime juice, and cherry blossom syrup. Shake well to combine and chill the mixture.
Strain the cocktail into the prepared glass and serve immediately. Garnish with a cherry blossom or a slice of lime, if desired.
Alternatively to cherry blossom syrup you could also use regular cherry syrup and/or rose syrup.
The Cherry Blossom Margarita is a delicious and refreshing twist on a classic cocktail. Its bright and citrusy flavors are perfectly balanced with the sweet and floral notes of cherry blossom syrup, making it a perfect choice for any occasion. Enjoy this drink with friends and family and make sure to have a good time!
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