8 Refreshing Summer Cocktail Recipes

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Strawberry Margarita Granita
Strawberry Margarita Granita
Ingredients:
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
2 limes - juice
16 ounces strawberries - hulled and pureed
1/4 cup tequila
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Photo by: Babble
Strawberry Margarita Granita
Strawberry Margarita Granita
Ingredients:
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
2 limes - juice
16 ounces strawberries - hulled and pureed
1/4 cup tequila
Directions:
1. Into a small pot add sugar and water. Bring a boil.Continue cooking until mixture thickens {making a simple syrup}. Remove from heat and refrigerate until completely cool.
2. Into your ice cream machine add all ingredients. Blend until it forms a slushi type consistency. NOTE: if you do not have an ice cream maker, place all ingredients into a deep sided dish and place into freezer. Stirring every so often. Leave in freezer until it's to a slushi type consistency. Garnish with lime wedges or strawberry slices.
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Fri, Aug 10, 2012 6:00 PM EDT
During the hottest days, usually August, I like to put the kids to bed and go make a refreshing cocktail and watch the sunset with the husband or some girlfriends. Keep reading for how to enjoy the heat of the summer. - By Macki West



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