What can I use to sweeten my margarita?

What can I use to sweeten my margarita?

In my travels, I have noticed a disturbing trend in margarita making: Agave nectar is becoming the sweetener of choice. In some recipes, it completely replaces the triple sec commonly found in a margarita. It's time to stop this madness.

What can you use instead of agave in Margarita?

If you don't have agave nectar, you can substitute equal amounts of:

  1. For beverages, such as the margarita you can use simple syrup.
  2. OR - Depending on the recipe you could substitute honey.
  3. OR - Substitute maple syrup.
  4. OR - Corn syrup (Karo)

Can I substitute honey for agave in a margarita?

The ratio for two margs is this: 1/2 cup tequila silver (aka blanco) and 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice, 2-3 tablespoons honey and a couple handfuls of ice. All of those go directly into one of those cocktail shaker thingies. When my mom made these, she used agave (which you can too!).

Does Skinny Girl Margarita have carbs?

An 8-ounce serving contains approximately 560 calories and 65 grams of carbohydrates. Skip this and head for a drink without cream and save up to 460 calories! For instance, a 4-ounce serving of Skinnygirl Margarita or White Cranberry Cosmo only has 100 calories or less!

What is the best skinny girl drink?

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How much sugar is in a bottle of Triple Sec?

Most liqueurs and cordial are very high in sugar and relatively low in alcohol content compared to regular spirits. Triple sec alone has 10.

How many calories are in a shot of 30 proof triple sec?

Schnapps are only about 30 proof (15 percent alcohol) but because sugar is added to the mixture, they pack 195 calories in a single shot. Because it contains almost 11 grams of sugar per ounce, a shot of 60 proof triple sec equals 225 calories.