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Prickly Pear Margarita #NationalMargaritaDay

I had my first Prickly Pear Margarita while vacationing in Sedona last year. That delicious pink concoction has stayed with me this entire time! I adore the almost neon pink of the syrup which makes the fantastic color in the drink.


The Prickly Pear is not actually a pear... it is the fruit from the Prickly Pear cactus.  The taste is a strawberry, watermelon and pear mix.  The flavor is definitely sweet, but it is natural sweetness.



Here's my recipe:

3 ounces clear tequila
2 ounces orange-flavored liqueur
2 ounces freshly-squeezed lime juice
1 ounce prickly pear syrup
Lime and kosher salt for garnish

Begin by running a wedge of lime around the edge of your margarita glass. Dip in kosher salt to coat. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add the tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, and prickly pear syrup. Shake vigorously. Strain into your prepared margarita glasses filled will ice. Garnish with a lime slice to serve.  Isn't it so pretty?

Here are more delicious margaritas to help you celebrate!

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  1. I had my first prickly pear cocktail while in Arizona last year too. It was delicious and now I can make one at home. Thanks for sharing.

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