Cinco de Mayo
I am posting four recipes beginning tomorrow that will complete your menu for a Cinco de Mayo dinner / celebration. Round out the celebration with a margarita or two or three! This is my favorite recipe!
3 cups water
3 cups sugar
2 cups lemon juice
2 cups lime juice
Combine water and sugar in a large saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil. Cool syrup at least to room temperature.
Mix syrup. lemon juice and lime juice. Cover and chill until cold. Keeps 1 week in refrigerator.
Coarse salt and lime wedges
1 1/2 cups homemade Margarita Mix
3/4 cup gold Tequila
1/4 cup Triple Sec
8 ice cubes
4 to 6 lime wedges.
Rub the rims of six glasses with lime wedges and dip rims in coarse salt. Set aside.
Combine Margarita mix, Tequila, Triple Sec and ice cubes in blender. (Depending on the size of your blender, you may have to blend half at a time.) Process until well blended. Garnish each glass with lime wedge.
Note: I usually make one half of the recipe of the mix and then of course one half of the alcohol for a smaller amount.