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Margaritas

Time 10 minutes
Yields Makes 12 margaritas
Margaritas
(Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)

Sweet and sour mix

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In a glass or nonreactive container, stir together the sugar and orange juice until the sugar is dissolved. Stir in the lemon juice and lime juice. This makes about 5 1/2 cups mix, which will keep, covered and refrigerated, up to 1 week. Shake or stir before using.

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In a pitcher filled with ice, combine the tequila, orange liqueur and sweet and sour mix, stirring to combine. To serve, pour into salt-rimmed glasses filled with ice, garnishing each cocktail with a lime wedge.


Noelle Carter is the former Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen director. She left in January 2019.
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