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How to make tequila simple syrup

My good friend Jose Cuervo paid me a visit. I'm still standing. This simple syrup is great when drizzled on fruit and sherbet.

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Bring sugar, water, tequila, and triple sec to a boil in a small saucepan. Cook, stirring, until sugar dissolves, about 1 minute. Let cool slightly.

Bring sugar, water, tequila, and triple sec to a boil in a small saucepan. Cook, stirring, until sugar dissolves, about 1 minute. Let cool slightly.

Arrange watermelon (or any other melon) in a single layer in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.

Arrange watermelon (or any other melon) in a single layer in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.

Pour syrup over watermelon wedges, and refrigerate for at least 45 minutes.

Pour syrup over watermelon wedges, and refrigerate for at least 45 minutes.

Remove watermelon from syrup, and arrange on a platter. Squeeze limes over melon...

Remove watermelon from syrup, and arrange on a platter. Squeeze limes over melon...

...and season with salt.

...and season with salt.

This is super eaze to make, (somewhat o_O) nutritious, and made me forget that there were only precious few hours left in the weekend.

This is super eaze to make, (somewhat o_O) nutritious, and made me forget that there were only precious few hours left in the weekend.

I was so enamored with the way tequila so easily pairs with the sweetness of watermelon, that I made this for desert---Tequila Sherbet. Rub the rim of a margarita glass with a lime wedge.

I was so enamored with the way tequila so easily pairs with the sweetness of watermelon, that I made this for desert---Tequila Sherbet. Rub the rim of a margarita glass with a lime wedge.

Dip the glass upside down into a small plate of sugar until rim is evenly coated.

Dip the glass upside down into a small plate of sugar until rim is evenly coated.

Fill with 3 scoops of sherbet.

Fill with 3 scoops of sherbet.

Pour 2 tablespoons of tequila over the sherbet.

Pour 2 tablespoons of tequila over the sherbet.

Garnish with a lime wedge, and serve with a spoon. Mercy, it's good!

Garnish with a lime wedge, and serve with a spoon. Mercy, it's good!

  • 1.0c Sugar
  • 0.0c Water
  • 0.0c Tequila
  • 0.0c Triple Sec