How to Make a Margarita Cocktail

Making a Margarita Cocktail is not something too difficult. The word Margarita actually means daisy in Spanish. There is not much known about the origin and invention of this awesome drink. However, it is believed that this cocktail went on to become popular sometime during the 1930s or 1940s. Whether you are on vacation or at home with your family and friends, Margarita cocktail drinks are delicious and easy to make. Below given are few steps that will guide you on making Margarita Cocktail. However, before you start preparing this cocktail it is advised that you should have all the requirements readily available.

Preparation Time: 5 to 10 Minutes
Serving Size: 1 to 2
Utensils: Chilled Cocktail Glass, Shaker and Stirrer


– Silver tequila (2 ounces)
– Cointreau (1 ounce)
– Lime juice (1 ounce)
– Ice Cubes (5 to 10)


  • 1

    The Chilled Cocktail Glass

    First of all, put the cocktail glass inside the freezer atleast one hour prior to serving the cocktail. This is because there is no pleasure in having a cocktail unless the serving glass is perfectly chilled.

  • 2

    Preparing the Cocktail in Shaker

    Crack some ice cubes and put them inside the shaker. Now pour all the ingredients inside the shaker one by one according to the quantity mentioned above.

  • 3

    Shaking the Mixture

    Once you have poured all the constituents of cocktail into the shaker, try to shake it vigorously and keep on mixing with the stirrer. Make sure that while shaking, you do not let the shaker slip through your hands or the cocktail mixture spill out of the shaker.

  • 4

    Pouring the cocktail

    As you are done with shaking, bring the cocktail glass out of the freezer and pour the cocktail mixture inside it.

  • 5

    Cocktail ready for serving

    Your cocktail is now ready to be served. The procedure can be repeated according to the number of servings.

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