Garden Cocktails: Backyard Fig Margarita
Pick some figs from your little tree in the back yard, or get them from the Farmers’ Market…
1 ½ oz. silver tequila
½ oz. fig simple syrup (it’s easy, you can make it)
½ oz. Cointreau or Triple Sec
¼ oz. fresh lime juice
Combine all ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into an ice-filled glass and garnish. With a lime wedge on a pick with a fig wedge.
Fig Simple Syrup
1 pint figs
2 cups water
1/2 cup sugar
Remove the stems from the figs and cut into quarters.. Bring the figs, sugar and water to a boil, lower the heat and simmer until the syrup has reduced by half. Let cool to room temperature and strain into a clean glass jar.
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