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Grapefruit Margarita

Grapefruit Margarita

A margarita recipe made with homemade grapefruit simple syrup and fresh squeezed juice.

Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword adult drinks, alcoholic drink, cinco de mayo, citrus recipes, cocktail recipes, grapefruit margarita, grapefruit simple syrup, homemade simple syrup, margarita, mixed drink, spring drink, spring drinks, summer drink, summer recipes, tequila drink
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Author jamiesondiaries


  • 1 cup Ice cubes
  • 2 oz. Tequila *good quality for best taste*
  • 2 Tbsp. Lime juice
  • 1.5 oz. Grapefruit Simple Syrup
  • 1 oz. Triple Sec
  • 1/4 cup Grapefruit juice
  • Margarita salt or sugar *for garnish*


  1. make sure you have made the homemade grapefruit Simple syrup first if you don’t want to use the store bought one. It needs time to color off so do this first or the night before!

    grapefruit margarita
  2. Use a slice of lime to rub around the rim of the Margarita glass. 

  3. Pour the margarita salt or sugar in a flat dish and dip the rim of the glass in it to make a thin layer 

  4. In the shaker add the grapefruit juice, grapefruit simple syrup, tequila, triple sec, and lime juice. Shake well!

  5. Fill the margarita glass with ice and pour the shaker ingredients slowly over the ice in the glass.

  6. Add a sprig of Rosemary, a slice of grapefruit for garnish, and enjoy!