Today is Cinco De Mayo!The Celebration of the Mexican victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862.
We’d like to slide into summer-like weather and feature a tasty cocktail to make right at home.
3 Medium strawberries
3 Basil leaves
3/4 oz Lime juice
3/4 oz Simple syrup
1 1/2 oz Tequila
1/2 oz Cointreau
1/4 oz Maraschino liqueur
Garnish: 1 None Lime wheel
Garnish: Basil leaf
In a shaker, muddle the strawberries, basil, lime juice and simple syrup.
Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice.
Shake vigorously and strain into a Margarita glass filled with fresh ice.
Garnish with a lime wheel and additional basil leaf.