Signature Drinks: Honey Margarita ShotHoney Margarita Shot

If you’re looking for a signature drink for a destination wedding in Mexico or golden in color, the Honey Margarita Shot might be perfect for you. If marries the classic tequila shot with sweet complexity to deliver something delicious and fun.

The basic recipe makes 32 shots. Feel free to multiply or divide as needed. As with any type of alcohol, tequila comes in a wide variety of qualities. We recommend using at least a mid-quality brand for shots and preferably a high-quality brand for the best taste. If fresh limes are not readily available, you can substitute bottled lime juice.

Honey Simple Syrup

3 cups honey
6 cups water

Combine honey and water in a saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring until simmering and well combined. Remove the pan from the heat. Place syrup into a storage container and refrigerate for up to two months. This recipe can be divided or multiplied to meet your needs.

Honey Margarita Shot

4 cups white tequila (Blanco)

2 1/2 cups fresh lime juice (about 25 to 30 limes)

2 cups Simple Honey Syrup

In a 2-quart pitcher, combine lime juice, tequila, and simple honey syrup. Stir until well combined. Chill until ready to serve.

Prepare chilled shot glasses by dipping the rims in lime juice and then in salt. Fill each shot glass with the mixture.