To make margaritas with this recipe, simply replace the quart of seltzer water with 2 cups tequila, and salt the rims of the glasses. Serve over lots of ice.
- Total Time:
- Servings: 6
- Yield: Makes 4 3/4 cups
Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2006
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice, (from about 8 limes)
- 1 quart seltzer water
- Ice cubes
- Lime slices, for garnish (optional)
In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup water and sugar. Cook, stirring, over medium heat until sugar has dissolved and mixture is clear, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a pitcher; cool. To serve, stir together sugar-water mixture, lime juice, and seltzer water. Pour over ice, and garnish with lime slices, if desired.