23 December 2021 |
Raidis Estate, Raidis Recipes |
Lemon meringue margarita
The perfect summer cocktail to enjoy with your friends and family in the sunshine.
This cocktail is sure to put a spring in your step.
Enjoy it with some fresh corn chips and salsa.
What you’ll need:
2 tbsp sea salt flakes
2 tbsp finely grated lemon rind
8 mini meringues
1 lemon wedge
2/3 cup lemon juice
1/3 cup sugar syrup
1/2 cup Cointreau
1/3 cup tequila
2/3 cup crushed ice
Lemon twist, to serve
Place salt, lemon zest and half the meringues in a mortar and pestle. Pound until crushed. Transfer to a plate.
Rub the lemon wedge around the rim of 4 serving glasses. Dip into meringue mixture to coat the rim.
Making two cocktails at a time, place half the lemon juice, half the sugar syrup, half the Cointreau, half the tequila and half the ice in a cocktail shaker. Secure lid. Shake to combine. Pour into two of the prepared glasses.
Repeat with remaining lemon juice, sugar syrup, Cointreau, tequila, and ice. Top with remaining meringues. Garnish with lemon twists. Serve immediately.