Lime Ricky Float Margarita
Time for the holy trinity of summer cocktails: booze, soda, and sorbet!
Y’all know what’s good in the summer?
What’s better than soda?Booze! Especially cocktails!
But even better? Ice cream! Sorbet, in particular.
Watch the magical trifecta come to life with the Lime Ricky Float recipe below!
Lime Ricky Float Margarita by Bobby Flay
15 fresh sour or sweet Bing cherries, pitted
¼ cup agave nectar
¼ cup maraschino liqueur
8 oz. silver tequila, such as
½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
Lime or cherry flavored club soda
Cherries, with stems for garnish
Lime wedge, for garnish
Mint sprig, for garnish
1. Combine the cherries, agave nectar, and maraschino liqueur in a blender and blend a few times to coarsely chop the cherries. Transfer to a pitcher, add the tequila and lime juice, cover and refrigerate until really cold, at least two hours.
2. Put a scoop of sorbet into four margarita glasses, divide the margarita mix among the glasses, add club soda and garnish with cherry, lime wedge and mint sprig.
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