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Food & Drink: Our Love Cocktail Recipe: Strawberry Basil Margaritas

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With this refreshing cocktail recipe can come the Easter holidays: We prefer to drink strawberry basil-margaritas - Cheers!

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Now where the weather is finally warmer and the sun ensures good mood, we want to spend a lot of time outdoors. There is an Easter brunch on the balcony or a small barbecue party in the garden ideal! What fits such a springy celebration is a refreshing cocktail - and we have discovered the best: Strawberry Basilica Margaritas. The name already reveals everything: The cocktail classic is completely reinvented here with sweet strawberries and aromatic basil and makes you want more!

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delicious and sparkling: 3 Cocktails for spring

ingredients:

(for 1 glass)

3-4 strawberries 6 basil leaves 2 cl lemon juice 2 cl agaves juice 2 cl orange liqueur 4 cl tequila blanco ice cube ½ lime coarse salt Preparation: strawberries quarter or eat and put in a cocktail haker. Also cut basil leaves and give to the strawberries. Now add lemon juice and agave thickness juice and crush everything with a plunger to a coarse puree. Add orange liqueur and tequila into the cocktail haker and fill with ice cubes. Close the shaker and shake vigorously. Rub the desired cocktail glass on the edge with a lime and roll in coarse salt. Fill the finished margarita and garnish as desired with a strawberry.

Tip: If you do not have a cocktail haker at home, you can also make the drink alternatively in a bowl or thermos.

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