You know that scene in the movie Practical Magic where Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman dance around the kitchen drinking margaritas with their aunts? “She put de lime in de coconut, she drank dem bot up”. It’s impossible to make this drink and not have that song going through your head (especially now that I have mentioned it). If only I had hair to my hips, looked great in braided pigtails and had magical powers. Scratch that – if only I looked like as good dancing in my jammies as Nicole and Sandra do. Drink enough of these and magically I’m sure I will (at least in my coconut margarita mind).
Yes I put the very fancy Grand Marnier with the ever not so fancy Sauza tequila. And I am not going to lie and tell you that Sauza is just as good as Patron (I do have taste buds after all). But when you’re feeling thrifty like I was Sauza will do.
recipe adapted from Martha Stewart
Oh how I wish I was on a boat, beach or deck overlooking the water somewhere enjoying this incredible cocktail. Jammie dancing in my kitchen will have to do for now.
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