For this year’s Cinco de Mayo festivities, catapult your margarita game to a whole new level. On May 5, make it a grand celebration with the latest, one-of-a-kind margarita recipes from Toronto’s one and only master mixologist Robin Goodfellow (Bar Ravel, Harry’s Charbroil Dining Lounge, Prettyugly).
Grand Marnier partnered with talented Canadian bartenders to create a roundup of especial Margarita recipes that will be must-tries for any celebration. Adding a taste of sophistication through its distinct, fine cognac and bitter orange liqueur, Grand Marnier masterfully elevates this already legendary classic.
Bringing back blended drinks, this easy-to-make Margarita variation will impress friends and family when you serve up a drink that looks and tastes like a cocktail-bar-quality offering. Who wouldn’t want a frothy purple Margarita? Tasting notes: Tart, agave, floral, rich. (Blended – 4 Servings)
- 90ml Grand Marnier
- 240ml Malva Flower Tequila
- 120ml fresh lime juice
- 40g sugar
- 60ml liquid egg white
- 12 ice cubes
- Mix, then garnish with Malva petals and pink salt rim.
Classic Grand Margarita
This crowd-pleasing cocktail needs no introduction and can be served straight up or on the rocks. Tasting notes: Tart, agave, orange, light. (Makes 1 serving)
30ml Grand Marnier
45ml Espolon Blanco
23ml fresh lime juice
15ml agave syrup
Shake with ice and strain into a rocks glass with a lime wedge and Maldon Salt Rim.
A classic Margarita at heart with a naturopathic element added from the marshmallow root. An herbal and immune-boosting Margarita. Tasting notes: Tart, herbal, orange, light. (Makes 1 serving)
- 30ml Grand Marnier
- 30ml Espolon Blanco
- 15ml marshmallow root tincture (available at health food stores)
- 23ml fresh lime juice
- 15ml rich syrup (variation of simple syrup made with 2:1 sugar to water ratio)
Mix, then garnish with a dehydrated lime wheel and salt rim.