The ZXD Recipe Collection

Simple Poolside Margaritas


  • 2 oz Tequila (sub Mezcal for a smoky taste)
  • 1 oz Simple Syrup
  • 1 oz Fresh squeezed lime juice
  • (Optional) 6 dashes orange bitters
  • Salt
  • Ice


Put a few dashes of salt at the bottom of your glass. Next add your simple syrup, tequila and fresh squeezed lime. Add orange bitters if available. Pour in ice and give a good stir (or shake if you have a cocktail shaker).

  • If you prefer more sweet, add more simple syrup
  • If you prefer more tart, add more lime juice
  • If you like to party, add more tequila🍸

Simple syrup recipe

  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup water

Add the sugar and water to a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Let cool, then pour into a glass jar and seal tightly with a lid. Simple syrup will keep, refrigerated, for about one month.