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Hibiscus Lime Margarita

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Hibiscus Lime Margarita
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 1
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Homemade hibiscus syrup adds bright flavor and vibrant color to a fresh lime margarita.
Updated Apr 3, 2013

Ingredients

Hibiscus Simple Syrup

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup dried hibiscus flowers
  • 1 1/2 cups water

Hibiscus Lime Margarita

  • 1 oz (2 tablespoons) Hibiscus Simple Syrup
  • 1 oz (2 tablespoons) blanco tequila
  • 3/4 oz clear orange-flavored liqueur
  • 3/4 oz fresh lime juice
  • Lime slices, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    To make Hibiscus Simple Syrup, mix sugar, hibiscus flowers and water in 2-quart saucepan. Heat just to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; let stand 30 minutes. Strain mixture; discard solids. Transfer to storage container. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 days. Makes 1 1/3 cups.
  • 2
    To make margarita, add 1 oz of the simple syrup, the tequila, orange-flavored liqueur and lime juice to cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice; cover and shake vigorously. Strain into cocktail glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with lime slices.

Nutrition

220 Calories, 0g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 28g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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