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How to Make A Margarita – 10 Recipes for Tequila Lovers

How to Make A Margarita – 10 Recipes for Tequila Lovers

Are you looking to do your next celebration right with a margarita party? Well, today, we’re going to look at exactly that – margarita party ideas. You don’t need an occasion to host a fabulous party, but if you love cocktails (most of us do, right?), especially tequila cocktails, then you have no reason why you shouldn’t have a better party.

Also, throwing a killer party doesn’t have to break your bank, right? You may be wondering if this is possible, but the margarita party ideas we are about to explore are just affordable and easy. Stay tuned.

How to Make a Lime Margarita

If you have had the chance to take a sip or two of this tangy and overly refreshing margarita cocktail, you already know that it can make any gathering feel like a killer party, right?

Make sure to only use the freshest limes and white tequila.

Ingredients: 0.75 cups of tequila, ½ cup fresh lemonade plus lime slices for serving, ½ cup Cointreau, coarse salt, and lime zest.

Combine lemonade, Cointreau, and tequila in a pitcher. If you wish, you can rub glasses with slices of lime before dipping in salt and lime zest. Next, add ice and pour margarita on top of the mixture. Serve with the slices of lime.

How to Make a Mint Julep Margarita 

For this margarita cocktail, you will need 2/3 ounces of tequila, 1-ounce bourbon, 1 tablespoon lemonade, 1 tablespoon mint syrup, ½ cup ice, lime wedges, and mint sprigs.

To make mint syrup, bring water to a boil and add mint leaves. Press the leaves against the pot to release the mint oils into the water. Allow it to cool for half an hour. Next, in a shaker, add all the ingredients over crushed ice and top with lime wedges and mint sprigs. Cheers!

How to Make Margarita Jello Shots 

We all like jello shots because they’re tasty. Jello shots made with margarita and tequila mix are great fun. Plus, they’re a perfect fit for all types of parties!

Tequila jello shots are so tasty you can’t resist the urge to drink and drink again. So, how do you prepare a great cocktail?

Ingredients: a cup of boiling water, lime jello, ½ cup of margarita mix, ½ cup of tequila.

While you wait for the water to boil, place shot cups on a cookie sheet to ease transportation. Mix lime jello with a cup of boiled water and dissolve the sugar.  Next, add tequila and margarita mix. Stir the mixture thoroughly and pour it into shot cups. Chill until the mixture has set, usually between two to three hours.

Note: if you want to make things easier, it’s important to use a mixing bowl that has a spout. Also, you are at liberty to adjust the mix (tequila and margarita) depending on how you want it to be.

How to Make a Coconut Cream and Lime Margarita

This is a margarita cocktail with a creamy texture, thanks to the coconut in it. Its flavour is further enhanced by the addition of an orange-infused liqueur and lemonade.

Ingredients: lime zest, kosher salt, lime wedges, coconut cream, Blanco tequila, fresh lemonade, Cointreau, and simple syrup.

Combine equal parts of kosher salt, lime zest, and sugar on a plate and spread evenly. Rub the lime wedges around rims of rock glasses, gently. Dip the rim into the mixture while holding the base of the glass. Place the content in the glass until when it’s ready for use.

Next, fill glasses with ice. In a shaker, combine the tequila, coconut cream, Cointreau, lemonade and simple syrup. Shake vigorously and strain into cocktail glasses that are half-filled with ice. Garnish with lime wedges and serve.

How to Make Festive Mistletoe Margaritas

For those who prefer their margaritas on the rocks, it doesn’t cause any harm skipping the blender step. And, if you don’t fancy cranberry, then it’s highly advisable to try out other margaritas instead.

One good thing about the preparation of this margarita is that it won’t take more than 10 minutes of your time.

Ingredients: ½ cup whole cranberries, ¼ cup granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons kosher salt, 1 lime wedge, 2 cups of cranberry juice, 12 ounces’ tequila, 8 ounces triple sec, ½ cup lemonade, ice, and mint for garnish.

Toss cranberries with one tablespoon of lemonade in a bowl. Drain out lemonade and then toss with two tablespoons of sugar. Dry on a sheet. Combine the remaining granulated sugar with salt and mix to combine. Rim the edges of glasses with the lime wedges and then dip in the sugar-salt mixture.

Combine the cranberry juice, tequila, ½ cup of lemonade, triple sec, and ice in a blender. Blend until the mixture is smooth enough. Pour the content into cocktail glasses and garnish with mint sprigs and sugared cranberries.

How to Make a Pineapple Margarita

Of all the margaritas, this is the most refreshing. It is made from refreshing pineapples to make a cocktail that works well for almost all types of parties. Plus, it’s super easy and quick to make.

Ingredients: pineapples and fresh pieces of lime, fresh lemonade juice, salt, pineapple juice, orange juice, ice, triple sec, tequila.

Rimrock glasses with salt. In a cocktail shaker, combine pineapple juice, tequila, lemonade, and triple sec. Shake the content vigorously and pour into rimmed glasses Garnish with wedges of pineapple and lime if you desire.

Enjoy this amazing margarita right away while cold.

How to Use Almond Tequila to Make a Margarita 

This sangria is extremely delicious. Its unique flavours make it one of the best margarita and at the same time one of the hardest cocktails to make. Try out some tequila in sangria and see what you get. This sangria is made up of strawberries, apples, and almond tequila.

Ingredients: a bottle of red wine, 1 cup of almond tequila, ½ cup of orange juice, 1 chopped apple, 6 chopped strawberries, and 2 tablespoons of brown sugar.

Mix red wine, orange juice, almond tequila, and brown sugar. Stir together the strawberries and apples. Chill in a refrigerator for around four hours. Enjoy your sangria.

One reason you can’t resist this tequila sangria is its flavours, which blend well with the fruit flavours to create what we can define as absolutely unique and delicious sangria.

Caution: listen, this sangria features wine and tequila, both of which are a bit potent than the standard tequila drinks. Keep that in mind.

How to Make Skinny Margaritas

The idea of a naturally sweet margarita with fresh lemonade should make you want to clap your hands. This is exactly what this margarita is all about. The trick to making the most perfect margarita is to replace Cointreau with fresh orange juice. For sure, the difference between this and other margaritas is remarkable.

So, how do you make delicious, skinny margarita made with fresh lemonade, agave nectar, and orange juice?

Ingredients: kosher salt, 2 ounces’ tequila, lemonade, orange juice, agave nectar, lime wedges.

Pour some salt onto a small plate, slice off of lime and use it to rim the edge of a glass. Dip the glass into the salt to catch some salt particles. Add ice into the glass and set aside.

Fill a cocktail shaker with tequila, agave nectar, orange juice, and squeezed lime. Strain the mixture into glasses and garnish with slices of lime.

How to Make Sauza Tequila Margaritas

This simple margarita is a truly authentic, stirrings margarita that will take you only 5 minutes to prepare. It’s easy and quick, so you can plan to incorporate it into your next margarita party ideas.

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups of agave tequila, 1 bottle margarita mix, kosher salt for rimming, and lime wedges for garnish.

Rim cocktail glasses with kosher salt and fill with ice cubes. Pour the cocktail mix and tequila into a pitcher, then stir vigorously to combine.  Pour the results into glasses over ice and garnish with the wedges of lime.

Margarita Party Ideas: Grapefruit Margarita

This is Mexico’s favourite margarita cocktail and for sure, you’ll get hooked to it the moment you take the first sip. Why?

Grapefruit margarita is all things light, summery and refreshing. Tequila and grapefruit are meant to complement each other. For example, grapefruit works to tone down tequila.

Ingredients: sea salt for rimming glasses, 2 ounces of tequila, 1-ounce grape extract, 1-ounce lemonade, 1-ounce agave nectar, grapefruit slices to garnish. Make a simple syrup by mixing ½ cup of water and ¼ cup of agave nectar.

Wet the rim of a glass with a piece of lime or grapefruit. Dip the glass in a plate with salt. Fill the glass with ice. Next, shake together tequila, lemonade, grapefruit, syrup, and ice. Shake vigorously and strain into glasses. Proceed to garnish with grapefruit slices.

How to Make Beer Margarita

Ingredients: frozen lemonade, 12 oz tequila, 12 oz Corona Extra, lime wedges and salt for garnish, 12 oz cold water.

In a pitcher, combine beer, tequila, lemonade, and water. Stir until the mixture is fully blended. Wet the edge of a glass with a lime wedge and dip it in salt to create a salty rim, if you want.

Pour into glasses with ice and garnish with the wedges of lime. Cheers!

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