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Margarita Cocktail Recipes

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The Margarita is one of the cocktails that has a number of variations, in fact there are too many "Margaritas" to keep track of and many are such a stretch from the original that they are only Margaritas by name.

The Margarita is typically a mix of tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice and a sweetener. This base mix has been adapted to include almost any fruit and liqueur imaginable. Other options for a Margarita are whether to serve it neat, on the rocks or blended and to rim or not, usually with salt or sugar.

This collection of Margarita recipes spans the flavors and is an ongoing project that is updated regularly.

View Video: 5 Margarita Variations

Margarita

Margarita Cocktail
Photo Credit: © Shannon Graham
The original Margarita...
  • Ingredients: tequila, triple sec, lime juice
  • Served: on the rocks or neat
  • Rim: salt or sugar optional

Frozen Margarita

A popular frozen variation of the original...
  • Ingredients: tequila, triple sec, lime juice, sour mix
  • Served: blended
  • Rim: salt or sugar optional

Margarita Jelly Shot

Same lime flavor in a fun, solidified form - great for parties...
  • Ingredients: tequila, triple sec, gelatin, lime juice, simple syrup
  • Served: Jell-O shot
  • Rim: none

Apple Margarita

Margarita Cocktail
Photo Credit: © Shannon Graham
The full flavor of apples with a tart kick...
  • Ingredients: tequila, Apple Pucker, apple juice, sour mix
  • Served: blended
  • Rim: cinnamon and sugar

Blackberry Pom Marga-TEA-ta

Blackberry Pom Marga-TEA-Ta - Margarita Cocktail
A fruity tea, spicy tequila, and sparkling wine, this is without a doubt a Margarita of a different sort.
  • Ingredients: jalapeno tequila, blackberry-pomegranate tea, blackberries, Prosecco
  • Served: neat
  • Rim: optional

Bloody Margarita

Not what you might expect, but a blood orange Margarita instead...
  • Ingredients: tequila, Cointreau, blood orange juice, lime juice
  • Served: on the rocks or neat
  • Rim: optional

Blue Lagoon Margarita

A blue Margarita with a taste of the tropics and a dash of sparkle...
  • Ingredients: tequila, blue curacao, pineapple juice, lime juice, lemon-lime soda
  • Served: on the rocks or neat
  • Rim: optional

Blue Margarita

Blue Margarita
Photo Courtesy: © Shannon Graham
Electric, Moonlight, what ever you want to call this cocktail it's all the same and it is delicious...
  • Ingredients: tequila, blue curacao, lime juice
  • Served: on the rocks or neat
  • Rim: salt

Cadillac Margarita

The "Cadillac" of Margaritas, complete with all the class...
  • Ingredients: premium tequila, Grand Marnier, lime juice
  • Served: neat
  • Rim: salt

Catalina Margarita

This Margarita gets a little peachy...
  • Ingredients: tequila, peach schnapps, blue curacao, sour mix
  • Served: neat
  • Rim: optional

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