Margaritas for a Crowd

Our margaritas are made with freshly squeezed lime juice and served on the rocks.

  • Servings: 8
Margaritas for a Crowd

Photography: Victoria Pearson

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2004


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

  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.


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