Cheatin' Margarita
/

Cheatin' Margarita
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.99 / 5
The Cheatin' Margarita is a modern twist on the classic margarita cocktail, adding a touch of scandal and mischief to the mix. With a base of tangy lime cordial, this ... more The Cheatin' Margarita is a modern twist on the classic margarita cocktail, adding a touch of scandal and mischief to the mix. With a base of tangy lime cordial, this cocktail is then given a bold and boozy kick with equal measures of tequila and orange vodka. The addition of a pinch of salt on the rim of the glass adds a savory element, perfectly balancing out the zesty and sweet flavors. The result is a refreshing and deceivingly smooth cocktail that will leave you feeling a little naughty and a lot satisfied. Its name and ingredients hint at the idea of a forbidden love affair, making it the perfect drink to indulge in when you're feeling a bit daring.
Check out all our FAQ's on this cocktail
Base ingredient
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Tequila
Alcohol content
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
26.67% | 4.8 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Serves:
-
+

Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Cheatin' Margarita brings a scandalous twist to the traditional margarita with its vibrant use of orange vodka. The lime cordial adds a tangy freshness that dances well with the salty rim, offering a bold, citrusy cocktail with a mischievous spirit.

Method
How to make a Cheatin' Margarita

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Moisten the rim of a cocktail glass and then roll in salt
Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well for 10-15 seconds
Pour into the salt-rimmed glass and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Rim  ·  Shake  · 

Your private tasting notes

~ Register as a user to create tasting notes, save your bar and more ~

Can you make this?

Add the ingredients you have at home to your My Bar and we'll show you what cocktails you can make. Start off by adding the ingredients you have for this cocktail using the plus icons.

Comments

No comments yet…

You need to be a user with a verified email to comment on cocktails. Login / register

Featured in

~ Not featured in any of your lists, or any public lists, register as a user to create a list and add this cocktail. We'll then show the lists here ~

FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Cheatin' Margarita shaken and not stirred?

The Cheatin' Margarita is shaken to ensure that all its components, especially the lime cordial and the alcoholic ingredients, are thoroughly mixed. Shaking introduces more aeration, chilling, and dilution, which enhances the texture and flavor of the cocktail, making it more refreshing and balanced compared to stirring.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal way to serve a Cheatin' Margarita?

The ideal way to serve a Cheatin' Margarita is in a chilled cocktail glass. Optionally, you can rim the glass with salt to complement the citrusy flavors of the cocktail. The salt rim is created by running a lime wedge around the edge of the glass and then dipping the glass into salt. Serve the cocktail immediately after shaking to enjoy its cold, refreshing taste.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute lime juice for lime cordial in a Cheatin' Margarita?

Yes, you can substitute lime juice for lime cordial in a Cheatin' Margarita, but since lime cordial is typically sweeter and less tart than pure lime juice, you may want to add a small amount of simple syrup or agave nectar to achieve the desired balance of sweetness and tartness. Start with a small amount and adjust according to taste.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Cheatin' Margarita compare to a classic Margarita?

The Cheatin' Margarita has an alcohol content of 26.67%, which is slightly higher than a classic Margarita, usually ranging between 20-25% alcohol by volume (ABV) depending on the recipe. The higher alcohol content in the Cheatin' Margarita comes from the combination of tequila and orange vodka, making it a stronger choice.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

What are some ways to customize a Cheatin' Margarita?

To customize a Cheatin' Margarita, consider adding a splash of fresh citrus juices such as orange or grapefruit juice for a fruity twist. You can also try muddling fresh fruits, like strawberries or pineapple, before shaking, for added flavor. For a spicier version, add a slice of jalapeno to the shaker. These customizations can add unique flavors and make the cocktail more suited to personal tastes.

Upgrade your mixology

Become a member for free taking your cocktail making skills up to level 11.

  • Save your bar forever
  • Access to our Cocktail Creator, allowing you to create your own wonderful concoctions.
  • Save cocktails to personalised 'Tried' and 'Want to try' lists
  • Create and record tasting notes on cocktails
  • Create lists of cocktails to share with friends and family
  • A pesonalised MyBar URL, allowing you to share everything you can make with friends
  • And much more ... (what to buy next, measurement choices, search personalisation...)
Register now

Have you tried our Wordpress Plugin?

Download our plugin and embed cocktail recipes directly onto your own site or blog.

Choose from our whole recipe database, or choose a specific cocktail made with a certain ingredient, and let us place a beautiful recipe on your own site.

Find out more
build your bar

Create a cocktail

Choose a theme and some ingredients, give us some description and we'll create an amazing cocktail for you.

Register as a Premium Make Me A Cocktail community member and get access to an even more powerful creator.

Start creating

Build your bar

Tell us what you have at home and we’ll find a delicious cocktail for you to make right now.

Register as a Make Me A Cocktail community member and we’ll save your ingredients list so you can come back to it at any time.

Create My Bar
build your bar