Frozen litchi margaritas

Start Summer off with a bit of cocktail glamour and a tangy twist.
 
frozen litchi cocktails

Recipe from: 31 October 2012
Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 00:00
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 1
    handful lime wedges
  • 1
    handful PnP salt - for rimming glasses
  • 125
    ml
    tequila
  • 60
    ml
    Cointreau - or triple sec
  • 60
    ml
    PnP sugar
  • 125
    ml
    lime juice
  • 10
    litchis, fresh, depipped - or canned litchis, drained
  • ice cubes
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
 Rub the rim of each cocktail glass with a lime wedge.

Scatter salt into a shallow saucer and dip rims to coat.

Pour tequila, Cointreau, sugar, lime juice and litchis into a blender and fill with ice cubes. Blitz until icy and smooth.

Pour into tumblers or a large jug and serve garnished with lime wedges.

Good ideas: Add granadilla pulp. Replace litchis with mixed berries or diced mango. For a delicious brandy cocktail, mix ¼ cup (60ml) brandy, 2 Tbsp (30ml) litchi juice, 2 Tbsp (30ml) lemon juice and 1 Tbsp (15ml) sugar together.

This recipe is sponsored by Pick n Pay and was created by Fresh Living magazine.

 
 

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