Fig Margaritas
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Recipe Type: Drink, Cocktail
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Serves: 1 drink
 
Grab some fresh figs and relax with this sweet and refreshing fig margarita.
Ingredients
Fig Syrup
  • 8 fresh figs
  • ½ teaspoon dried lavender buds
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
Fig Margarita
  • honey
  • turbinado sugar
  • salt
  • 5 mint leaves
  • 2 oz fig syrup
  • 1½ oz lime juice
  • ½ oz triple sec
  • 2 oz tequilla
Instructions
  1. Cut the figs into quarters.
  2. Add the cut figs, lavender, and sugar together in a bowl. Muddle well.
  3. Cover tightly and leave in the refrigerator for at least three hours, preferably overnight for the best results.
  4. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh strainer, pressing down as much as possible to get every bit of liquid.
  5. Add honey to a plate, and a mixture of turbinado sugar and salt to another. Dip the mouth of your cocktail glass into the honey and then the sugar/salt mixture.
  6. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves with the fig syrup, lime juice, triple sec, and tequila. Add a few ice cubes and shake vigorously.
  7. Fill your cocktail glass with ice and strain the drink into the glass
Recipe by Honest Cooking at http://honestcooking.com/fig-margaritas/