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Margaritas for a Crowd

  • servings: 8
Photography: Victoria Pearson




  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • Lime wedges
  • Coarse salt or sea salt
  • 2 cups freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 cups tequila, preferably premium
  • 1 cup triple sec, or Grand Marnier
  • Cracked ice cubes


  1. Step 1

    Make simple syrup: Bring sugar and water to a boil in a small saucepan. Simmer, stirring, until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat; let cool. Refrigerate until ready to use.

  2. Step 2

    Rub rims of glasses with a lime wedge; dip rims in a dish of salt.

  3. Step 3

    In a large pitcher, combine lime juice, tequila, and triple sec or Grand Marnier. Add chilled sugar syrup, and stir to combine. Add ice cubes, and serve in prepared glasses.

Martha Stewart Living, July 2004



Reviews (2)

  • adozeneggs 12 Jul, 2008

    To make it non alcoholic, maybe substitute club soda for the tequila.
    I'm making these for a party, be back with the results!!

  • Shron 19 Apr, 2008

    I would like to make this non-alcoholic.....any suggestions on substitutions?