Two guest-star ingredients turn a typical happy-hour margarita into a sunny brunch beverage: Orange marmalade adds a bittersweet tang, and El Guitarron agave wine ($15, cordelwine.com) comes from the same plant as tequila but has about half the alcohol, so you can toast over French toast without needing a siesta.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Moisten the edge of a glass with lime wedge, then dip it in salt. Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add agave wine, Cointreau, lime juice, marmalade, and sugar; shake 30 seconds. Fill glass with ice, strain drink over top, and garnish with orange and lime wedges.

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Cook's Notes

For a sweeter taste, switch in apricot preserves for the marmalade.

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