Applebee's Authentic Pomegranate Margarita

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

Got the recipe straight from the bartender! And it is AWESOME! Recipe for simple syrup: Basically 2 cups of sugar and 2 cups of water, bring to a boil, simmer on low for about 6-8 minutes stirring until all sugar is melted, let cool, store in a jar or air tight container in the refrigerator.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 ounces tequila, souza hornitos preferred
  • 12-1 ounce simple syrup (original calls for 1/2 ounce but add a splash more if you like it a little sweeter)
  • 34 ounce triple sec
  • 1 ounce pom wonderful pomegranate juice
  • 4 ounces prepared sweet-and-sour mix


  1. Mix all ingredients in a shaker with ice.
  2. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a skewered marachino cherry and lime wedge.
  3. Delish!
Most Helpful

I have made this recipe for multiple occasions/parties and it is wonderful! I always use the maxium amount of simple sugar, gold tequila of any brand, Pom juice and I always add some cherry juice. Fill you glass with ice, then fill with margarita, garnish... Enjoy! :-)

ChevyGal1968 September 09, 2011

Thanks for the tip on using pomegranate juice instead of pom wonderful and simple syrup Im going to try them tonight :)

Massagemama February 23, 2011

Wow these were really really fact I still have some in the pitcher in my refrigerator and plan on sipping on one this evening....pretty holiday drink...

CIndytc November 28, 2009