2 ounces white tequila
1 ounce Cointreau
** 1 ounce cactus pear syrup
½ ounce fresh lime juice
Coarse salt, optional
1. Combine tequila, Cointreau, cactus pear juice, lime juice and ice cubes in a cocktail shaker and shake for 10 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass with or without salt rim, garnish with lime wedge.
You can also serve over ice in a rocks glass or you can blend with ice in a blender for a frozen cactus pear margarita.
** Cactus Pear Syrup (also known as Prickly Pear Syrup) can be found online at www.cherisdesertharvest.com