Applebee's Perfect Margarita
This isn't just the restaurant's popular drink, it's also a "perfect" margarita recipe. It has just the right proportions of tequila, Cointreau, Grand Marnier, sour mix and lime juice. Hint: use a homemade sour mix instead of the bottled kind.
under 30 minutes
1 1/4 ounce Cuervo 1800 tequila
3/4 ounce cointreau
3/4 ounce grand marnier
1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
4 ounces sweet and sour mix
1/2 ounce simple syrup
Chill glass well. Salt the rim if desired.
Mix all ingredients and pour into chilled glass. Garnish with lime wedge and olive.