Try this twist on the classic margarita for an easy champagne cocktail. It’s sure to go down a treat when entertaining.
- 1 tbs caster sugar
- 1 lime wedge
- 1/4 cup (60ml) tequila
- 1/4 cup (60ml) triple sec or Cointreau
- 2 tbs lime juice
- 6 sugar cubes
- 750ml bottle chilled champagne
Place caster sugar on a small plate. Run the lime wedge around the rims of 6 serving glasses. Dip in sugar to coat.
Combine the tequila, triple sec or Cointreau and lime juice in a small jug. Place sugar cubes on a small plate. Drizzle with a little tequila mixture. Pour remaining tequila mixture evenly among glasses. Top with champagne.
Drop a sugar cube into each glass just before serving.
SWAP ME: For non-drinkers, leave out the spirits and champagne, then fill glasses with lemon-lime flavoured mineral water.