These margarita recipes will make your Cinco De Mayo. When you think of Cinco De Mayo you think of Mexico winning their freedom but you also think of alcohol and partying. What better way to celebrate Cinco De Mayo than with an icy margarita. With these 10 margarita recipes, your Cinco De Mayo is sure to be a hit.
1. The BEST Margarita Recipe
The BEST Margarita Recipe from Gimme Some Oven is simple and delicious. It Just takes 3 ingredients and 3 steps and you have the perfect margarita!
Ingredients (for a pitcher):
- 3 cups silver tequila
- 2 cups orange liqueur
- 1 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
- agave nectar or simple syrup -to taste (optional)
- Lime wedge and salt for rim of glass (optional)
- Run lime around rim of glass. Dip glass into a shallow bowl of salt
- Add tequila, orange liqueur and lime juice into cocktail shaker. Shake until combined.
- Fill glass with ice and pour mixture into glass. Serve immediately.
2. Classic Margaritas
This recipe for Classic Margaritas from Delish is fast and easy. These margaritas only take 5 minutes, has only 2 steps and makes 2 servings!
- 2 lime wedges (for garnish)
- 1/4 cup kosher salt
- 4 ounce tequila
- 2 ounce triple sec
- 1 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
- Place salt on small shallow plate. Rim two glasses with lime wedge then dip glasses into salt.
- Put half tequila, triple sec and lime juice into one glass then the other half in the other glass. Stir mixture and top with ice and garnish with lime.
3. Classic Margarita
This recipe for the Classic Margarita from Downshiftology takes 5 minutes and makes 1 serving. Using the 2:1:1 ration for the ingredients will make for the perfect margarita.
- 2 ounces tequila
- 1 ounce orange liqueur
- 1 ounce lime juice
- 1 lime (for garnish)
- 1tbsp salt (optional)
- Slice lime into quarters, and rub a quarter along the rim of the glass. Put salt on a small plate and put rimmed end of glass into salt.
- Add tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice and ice into cocktail shaker, shake until mixed.Or just stir ingredients.
- Add ice to glass, pout in mixture then garnish with lime.
This recipe for a margarita comes from NYTimesCooking and is simple yet satisfying. This recipe takes 3 minutes and serves one.
- 2 ounces blanco tequila
- Juice of 1 whole lime
- 1/2 ounce triple sec
- Salt for rim (optional)
- Lime wedge for garnish
- Fill cocktail shaker with ice, tequila, lime juice and triple sec. Pour with ice into footed and salted glass. Garnish with lime.
5. The Best Margarita Recipe
This recipe for the best margarita from A Spicy Perspective adds a much needed twist to the classic margarita. Tangy, sweet and flavorful, this margarita will not disappoint. This recipe serves 10 so you’ll have enough for the whole party!
- 18 ounces blanco tequila
- 18 ounces fresh squeezed lime juice
- 9 ounce La Belle
- 8 ounces simple syrup
- 3 ounces orange juice
- 3 ounces triple sec
- Course sea salt
- Sliced lime and orage (for garnish)
- Mix 7 ounces sugar with 7 ounces water for simple syrup.Microwave until sugar is dissolved.
- Pour all ingredients into a large pitcher, mix thoroughly and chill.
- Pour simple syrup into shallow dish, pout salt into another shallow dish. Dip rims of glasses into syrup then salt.
- Add ice to glasses
- pour mixture into cocktail shaker and shake for 10-15 seconds and pour into garnished glasses.
6. Perfect Patron Margarita
This Perfect Patron Margarita recipe comes from Patron Tequila and is the recipe you need to have if you’re making a Patron margarita. This recipe makes one serving but you can adjust the serving amount on their site.
- 1.5 ounce Patron Reposado
- 1 ounce Patron Citronge Orange
- .75 ounce fresh lime juice
- .25 ounce simple syrup
- Lime wheel (for garnish)
- Kosher salt (optional)
- Combine all ingredients (besides lime wheel and salt) in cocktail shaker and shake with ice.
- Strain into salt-rimmed glass.
- Garnish with lime wheel.
7. Skinny Margaritas
If you’re trying to watch your weight going into summer than this is the margarita recipe for you. This recipe from Cookie and Kate is both delicious and won’t make you feel guilty.
- Kosher salt
- 2 ounces silver tequila
- 1 1/2 ounces fresh lime juice
- 1 ounce fresh orange juice
- 1 teaspoon light agave nectar
- 1 lime wedge
- Pour a small amount of salt onto a shallow plate. Take a slice of lime and rim the glass with the lime. Dip the top of the glass into the salt.
- Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in tequila, lime juice, orange juice and agave nectar. Shake for 30 seconds. Strain mixture into glass and add lime for garnish.
8. Frozen Margarita Recipe
This 5-minute Frozen Margarita Recipe from Fit Foodie Finds is the frozen margarita recipe we all need this summer and especially for Cinco De Mayo! This recipe yields 4 servings and takes 15 minutes.
- 3/4 cup tequila
- 1/2 cup triple sec
- 3/4 cup fresh lime juice
- 2 tbsp agave nectar
- 4 cups ice
- Place all ingredients into a high speed blender and blend on high until smooth. Add agave nectar to taste.
9. Raspberry Lemonade Margaritas
If you’re getting sick of all the classic margarita recipes, this recipe for Raspberry Lemonade Margaritas from Crazy for Crust will add some much needed summer flavor to the boring, old margarita. This recipe makes 8 servings and takes 5 minutes.
- 6 cups raspberry lemonade (cold)
- 2 cups tequila (cold)
- 1 cup triple sec (cold)
- raspberries and lemon slices (for garnish)
- Pour all ingredients in pitcher and freeze lemonade into ice so that it is not watered down.
10. Frozen Mango Margarita
Nothing says summer like a tropical drink and nothing says Cinco De Mayo more than a margarita-with this recipe from Baking a Moment you can have both! This recipe takes 5 minutes and makes two servings.
- 3 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
- 3 ounces triple sec
- 6 ounces tequila
- 2 1/2 cups frozen mango chunks
- 1 fresh lime wedge (optional)
- Kosher salt for rimming (optional)
- Place lime juice, triple sec, tequila and frozen mango chunks in blender and blend until smooth.
- Serve in salt-rimmed glasses with lime for garnish (optional)
Feliz Cinco De Mayo!