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Fresh Raspberry Margarita
Cinco de Mayo cocktail recipe: Fresh raspberry margarita
Maureen Petrosky / TODAY
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You may just find your new favorite cocktail with one tiny tweak on a classic. Here, I’ve added fresh raspberries to the traditional margarita for a pop of color and perfect hint of berry flavor. The small addition transforms the drink into a summery sip. Strawberries have the same effect — just be sure that whichever fresh fruit you use is ripe and perfectly sweet before adding them to your glass. 


    • ¼ cup fresh ripe raspberries
    • 2 ounces silver tequila
    • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
    • ½ ounce Cointreau
    • ½ ounce Framboise raspberry liqueur
    • Lime wheels, for garnish


In a glass, muddle most of your raspberries, reserving 3 or four for garnish. Fill the glass with ice.

In an ice-filled shaker, add the tequila, fresh squeezed lime juice and the Framboise raspberry liqueur. Shake until well-chilled. Strain into the glass and garnish with a lime wheel.