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Black margarita with black salt rim on a black background with limes in the background.

Black Margarita

  • Author: Veronika | thehealthfulideas
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Method: Mixing
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This Black Margarita is the perfect spooky Halloween cocktail!


Ingredients

Scale

Black salt:

  • 1 tbsp fine sea salt
  • 1 activated charcoal capsule
  • 1 lime wedge (for the glass rim)

Margarita:

  • 1 ½ oz blanco Tequila
  • ½ oz Cointreau (or other orange liqueur)
  • 1 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 dash orange bitters (optional)
  • ½ oz maple syrup (or agave or simple syrup)
  • 1 activated charcoal capsule
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

Black salt:

  1. Add the fine sea salt to a small bowl and open up the charcoal capsule. Mix well and transfer to a small shallow plate. 
  2. Run the lime wedge along the rim of your glass and dip it in the black salt. Set aside.

Margarita:

  1. Add the Tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, orange bitters, and maple syrup to a cocktail shaker. Open up the capsule and add the powder to the shaker. Add a handful of ice and shake for a few seconds.
  2. Pour into the prepared glass over ice and enjoy.

Notes

  • I like to add a splash of orange-flavored sparkling water sometimes to make the drink less strong. You can also serve this in a margarita glass without the ice which is more traditional.
  • If you don’t have a cocktail shaker, you can use a mason jar.

Keywords: black margarita

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