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Cadillac Margarita

The Cadillac Margarita offers an upgrade to the classic cocktail, by mixing premium tequila, the smooth sweetness of Grand Marnier, and fresh lime juice with simple syrup. This recipe is for those who appreciate the finer version of margarita, delivering a smoother, more refined taste that’s perfect for special occasions or impressing guests.

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cadillac margarita

Cadillac Margarita

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cadillac, Grand Marnier, Margarita, Tequila
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Level up your cocktail experience with our Cadillac Margarita recipe. Featuring premium tequila, Grand Marnier, ideal for special occasions.


  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz Grand Marnier
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • Salt for the rim
  • Lime wheel for garnish


  • Start by salting the rim of your margarita glass. Rub a lime wedge around the edge and dip it into salt.
  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Pour in the tequila, lime juice, and simple syrup (if you're using it). Shake it up until it's well chilled.
  • Strain the mixture into your prepared glass.
  • Carefully pour the Grand Marnier over the top. It'll create a beautiful layer.
  • Garnish with a lime wheel. Enjoy!
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Cadillac Margarita
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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