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“From The America's Test Kitchen Cookbook. My friend made these for our "bunco" group recently and they were delicious. I like the fact that it is all natural. It's more work than the typical bottled mixes but well worth the time. For the smoothest and most affordable flavor, use a reposado (rested in wood) tequila made from 100 percent blue agave (aged 12 months or less).”
READY IN:
2hrs 15mins
SERVES:
6
YIELD:
1 pitcher
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the lime juice, lemon juice, lime zest, lemon zest, sugar and salt in a large liquid measuring cup. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate until the flavors meld, about 2 hours.
  2. Strain the juice mixture into a pitcher and stir in the tequila, Triple Sec and 1 cup of the crushed ice. Pour over additional crushed ice before serving.
  3. To make ahead: The recipe can be prepared through step 1 and refrigerated, covered tightly with plastic wrap, for up to 2 days. The longer the mixture sits, the more it mellows, eventually losing any harsh acidity and tasting of pure citrus only.

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