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Fresh Cherry Margarita

Fresh Cherry Margarita

Serves 1


12 fresh cherries, pitted
1 oz. blanco 100% agave tequila
1/2 oz. maraschino liqueur
1/4 oz. agave nectar
3/4 oz. water
3/4 oz. lime fresh lime juice
Fresh cherry with stem as a garnish


Put the cherries in a shaker and muddle or mash them until pulverized, about 1 minute. Add the tequila, maraschino liqueur, agave nectar, water, lime juice and fill the shaker with ice. Cover the shaker and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.

Immediately strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with the cherry.