Prickly Pear Margarita

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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3 ounces tequila blanco

1/2-ounce Cointreau

1 1/2 ounces lime juice

2 ounces prickly pear syrup

Kosher salt and turbinado sugar, for garnishing the glass

Kosher salt and turbinado sugar, for garnishing the glass 

Kumquats and lime peels, for garnish


  1. Combine the tequila, Cointreau, lime juice and pear syrup in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously to incorporate. Wet the rim of a margarita glass and dip into salt and sugar mixture. Pour margarita into glass over ice. Garnish with a kumquat and a curled piece of lime peel.
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