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9 Best Margarita Recipes

9 of the best margarita recipes

There’s no wrong way to sip a margarita am I right? I’m sharing 9 of the best Margarita recipes for you to try! From the classic, to sweet, and spicy and even a beer margarita! Scroll down to see all of my favorite Margarita recipes.

Whether you’re celebrating Cinco de Mayo, kicking back in the warm weather or just rewarding yourself for making it through the day, these 9 Best Margarita Recipes are sure to tickle your fancy!

9 Best Margarita Recipes

Popsicle-rita

9 Best Margarita Recipes - Popsiclearita

This is my spin on the classic and it’s perfect for your summer parties!

Ingredients:

  • 1 lime popsicle
  • club soda
  • 1 shot of tequila (I prefer Casa Amigos)
  • lime
  • salt

 

Directions:

1.) Start by slicing a wedge of lime, running along the edge of your glass and then dip the rim of the glass in salt (or sugar if you prefer).

2.) Fill the glass with ice.

3.) Add to the glass club soda and tequila and wedge of lime.

4.) Unwrap the popsicle and stir into the glass.

 

These are so simple! Make a bunch and serve poolside to cool off or serve with some fresh guac and tortilla chips!

 

9 Best Margarita Recipes - Popsicle-rita

 

Spicy Watermelon Margarita

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The coolness of the watermelon balances out the heat from the jalapeno.

Spicy Watermelon Margarita

 

Cucumber Elderflower Margarita

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Cool and refreshing with a little bit of sweetness from the elderflower.

Cucumber Elderflower Margarita

 

Blood Orange Margarita – Garnish With Lemon

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This recipe makes a whole pitcher! And the taste blood oranges can be enjoyed in spring, summer and the cooler months too! This makes a great fall or holiday margarita!

9 Best Margarita Recipes - blood orange margarita

 

Fresh Peach Margaritas – That Skinny Chick Can Bake

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This is a sweet way to beat the summer heat when peaches are in season!

9 best margarita recipes fresh peach margaritas

 

Prickly Pear Frozen Margarita – Muy Bueno

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I don’t think I have ever seen a more beautiful margarita! Nor have I ever tried a prickly pear margarita, making this a bucket list item this summer!

9 Best Margarita Recipes Prickly Pear Margarita

 

Amy Locourto homemade margarita mix

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9 best margarita recipes margarita mix

This is perfect to bring as a hostess gift to summer parties or get togethers!

 

 

Tajin Mango Margarita – Crisp Collective

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9 Best Margarita Recipes Tajin Mango Margarita

 

Beer Margarita AKA Beergarita – The Tidy Mom

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This one has Cinco De Mayo written all over it!

9 Best Margarita Recipes beer margarita

 

Serve any of these margaritas with this Taco Pizza to elevate your Taco Tuesday or Cinco de Mayo Celebration! Click here for my Taco Pizza recipe.

 

Or if you’re entertaining and want to wow your guests, serve with this Steak Charcuterie Board. Click here to see how I put it together!

 

Linking some margarita must haves below!

Cocktail Shaker and Bartender Kit

9 Best Margarita recipes cocktail shaker and bartender kit

Margarita Glasses

9 Best Margarita Recipes margarita glasses

Lime and Salt Rimmer

9 Best margarita recipes lime and salt rimmer

 

If you make any of these, come say “Cheers!” and tag me over on Instagram, @ourtiny_nest!

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Rainbow Sangria

Rainbow Sangria

Layer fruit in a pitcher to make this pretty Rainbow Sangria. This is honestly like the most cheerful beverage and it’s perfect for spring and summer. And it will get you pretty buzzed too! Scroll down for my easy Rainbow Sangria recipe.

Rainbow Sangria

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle white wine
  • 1/4 cup Cointreau
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1 can fresca
  • sliced fruit – strawberries, peaches, pineapple, kiwis, blueberries, grapes

Rainbow Sangria

Directions:

  1. In a pitcher mix together the white wine, Cointreau, brandy and fresca. I will usually prep the step the night before and let it sit in the fridge overnight.
  2. Prior to serving, slice the right and layer in a carafe in the order as follows – grapes, blueberries, kiwis, pineapples, peaches, strawberries.
  3. Pour the white wine mixture into the carafe covering the layered fruit.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

 

For more amazing cocktail recipes check out:

Cucumber Elderflower Margarita

Spicy Watermelon Margarita

Boozy Patriotic Bomb Pop

Pineapple Grapefruit Paloma

Rainbow Sangria

Linking my stemless wine glasses here! There are my favorite.

 

Rainbow Sangria

Rainbow Sangria

This rainbow sangria is so eyecatching and easy to make for those warmer months. Make it for a brunch with girlfriends, or just to have in the fridge to sip on throughout summer. Either way, you will be feeling pretty fine 🙂
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Prep Time 1 d
Course Drinks
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 bottle white wine
  • 1/4 cup Cointreau
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1 can fresca
  • sliced fruit - strawberries, peaches, pineapple, kiwi, blueberries, grapes

Instructions
 

  • In a pitcher mix together the white wine, Cointreau, brandy and fresca. I will usually prep the step the night before and let it sit in the fridge overnight.
  • Prior to serving, slice the right and layer in a carafe in the order as follows – grapes, blueberries, kiwis, pineapples, peaches, strawberries.
  • Pour the white wine mixture into the carafe covering the layered fruit.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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Cucumber Elderflower Margarita

Cucumber Elderflower Margarita

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It’s National Margarita Day!!! And I have the most delicious and refreshing margarita recipe for you! This cucumber elderflower margarita is so light it’s the perfect drink for spring and all throughout summer. Scroll down for my recipe below.

And if you make a glass, take a pic and share on Instagram saying “Cheers” and be sure to tag me @ourtiny_nest!

For more of my favorite margarita recipes, click here to check out 9 of the Best Margaritas!

Cucumber Elderflower Margarita

Cucumber Elderflower Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 6-8 cucumber slices (sliced thin)
  • 1/2 lime wedge
  • 2 1/2 oz tequila (my favorite is Casa Amigos)
  • 1/2 oz St Germain Elderflower Liquer
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • salt (optional for the rim)

Directions:

  1. In a cocktail shaker, squeeze the juice of the lime, adding the wedge and muddling together the lime and cucumbers.
  2. Add to the shaker ice, tequila, Elderflower liquer, and honey.
  3. Shake well.
  4. Take your glass and a slice of cucumber. Rub the cucumber around the rim of your glass then dip into salt. (This is the cutest lime and salt rimmer)
  5. Strain the contents of the cocktail shaker into your salt rimmed glass.
  6. Enjoy!

Cucumber Elderflower Margarita

For more of my favorite cocktail recipes check out:

Rainbow Sangria

Spicy Watermelon Margarita

Pineapple Grapefruit Paloma

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Cucumber Elderflower Margarita

Cucumber Elderflower Margarita

This is a light and refreshing twist on the traditional margarita. A great drink for spring and summer with notes of cucumber and elderflower.
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 1 glass

Ingredients
  

  • 6-8 cucumber slices sliced thin
  • 1/2 lime wedge
  • 2 1/2 oz tequila
  • 1/2 oz St Germain Elderflower liquer
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • salt optional

Instructions
 

  • In a cocktail shaker, squeeze the juice of the lime, adding the wedge and muddling together the lime and cucumbers.
  • Add to the shaker ice, tequila, Elderflower liquer, and honey.
  • Shake well.
  • Take your glass and a slice of cucumber. Rub the cucumber around the rim of your glass then dip into salt.
  • Strain the contents of the cocktail shaker into your salt rimmed glass.
  • Enjoy!
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Spicy Watermelon Margaritas

Spicy watermelon margarita

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I had my first spicy margarita recently. If you know me, I don’t like spicy things. But ever since I’ve had that spicy marg, I was hooked and I’ve been wanting to create my own. Fresh watermelon, limes and jalapenos makes this drink soooo refreshing and the perfect contrast of heat and coolness. Scroll down below for my Spicy watermelon margarita recipe.

And check out this super cute salt rimmer too!

Spicy Watermelon Margarita

Spicy Watermelon Margarita

Course Drinks
Servings 1 glass

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup watermelon fresh watermelon juice
  • 1 lime fresh squeezed juice of lime
  • 1 shot blanco tequila (I prefer Casa Amigos)
  • 1 jalapeno cut into slices
  • 1 tsp agave or simple syrup
  • salt to rim your glass

Instructions
 

  • Using an immersion blender or regular blender, blend your watermelon until juiced.
  • In a cocktail shaker, add ice, watermelon juice, lime juice, tequila, agave.
  • Add a few slices of jalapeno, depending on how spicy you want it.
  • Shake well.
  • Rim your glass with salt (or sugar if you prefer). I think salt works better for this one.
  • Pour your cocktail mixture into glass.
  • Add a few jalapeno slices on top and garnish with a slice of watermelon.
  • Tip: Take one of your jalapeno slices and rub around the rim of your glass for the perfect kick with each sip 🙂
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