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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How to Make Tequila Simple Syrup Recipe
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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.

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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.

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

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

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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...

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...and season with salt.

...and season with salt.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fill with 3 scoops of sherbet.

Fill with 3 scoops of sherbet.

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Pour 2 tablespoons of tequila over the sherbet.

Pour 2 tablespoons of tequila over the sherbet.

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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!

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Ingredients

1 Cup Sugar 
¾ Cups Water 
½ Cups Tequila  
¼ Cups Triple Sec 
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