Ladies let’s taco about Cinco De Mayo, is there anything better than a sunny patio and frosty frozen margarita served in a cute salt-rimmed glass? Besides maybe an afternoon at the beach, hanging with your ladies sipping on some fun and fruity cocktails is the perfect way to spend an afternoon. I have rounded up some of the best margarita recipes to turn your gathering into a festive fiesta.
Grab the tequila, get the blender out of the cabinet and let’s get started.
Top 5 Margarita Recipes
Apricot Margarita, looking for something a little different how about trying an apricot margarita. It’s simple, refreshing and packs as strong a punch as you’d like it to
1 1/2 oz. Tequila
1 oz. Apricot Brandy
Sweet & Sour Mix or Margarita Mix
Garnish: Lime Wedge or Lime Wheel
Pour tequila and apricot brandy into a glass with ice. Fill it with sweet and sour mix or margarita mix.
Skinny Jalapeno Margarita, this spicy tangy treat is not only delicious but will have you feeling less guilty about the calories.
1 1/2 ounces silver tequila.
1-ounce light orange juice.
1 1/2 ounces fresh lime juice.
1 dash light agave nectar or stevia for sweetening (add more or less for desired taste)
2 slices of fresh, seeded jalapeno.
pink Himalayan salt for rimming (optional)
Hibiscus Strawberry Ice Cream Float this is the perfect grown-up dessert sure to bring a smile to your guest’s faces.
Pour the Hibiscus Strawberry Syrup and Tequila into a tall ice cream sundae glass.
Add a scoop of lime sherbet.
Top with lemon-lime soda and a sprinkle of salt (if you’re using store-bought regular lime sherbet).
Optional – zest some lime on top of the float.
Classic Margarita Mocktail, this is great for those soon to be mommies who want a little flair with their enchiladas.
Pour limeade, lemon Dasani sparkling water, lime Dasani Sparkling water and orange juice into a pitcher and mix.
Rim glass with salt if desired by turning the glass upside down and dipping it into water then salt.
Fill glass 2/3 full with ice, then pour the margarita over the top.
Garnish with lime.
No Alcohol Frozen Strawberry Margarita, the kiddos will love this frozen tastiness or anyone else looking for a refreshing and delicious treat.
Place the strawberries, orange juice, sparkling water, lime juice and ice in your blender. Blend on medium-high until it reaches a slushy consistency, add in ice as necessary.
Pour the Strawberry Margarita mix into 4 glasses, garnish with a lime wheel and serve!
There you have it five perfect patio drinks for any Cinco De Mayo celebration. Try pairing these delicious beverages with avocado quesadillas, chicken enchiladas or the ideal finger food for any party chicken taquitos.
So let me know what time the party starts, and I will bring the tequila!