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Keep it classic with a Margarita! We have many easy-to-make Margaritas, as well as some fancy ones. Classic, peach, skinny, and more - we have them all!

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Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (11 Votes)
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Servings 8
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 10

  • 3 cups Triple Sec or other orange liqueur
  • 2 cups tequila
  • 1 1/2 cups freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 cup superfine sugar or powdered sugar
  • Kosher salt
  • 9 lime wedges
  • Ice cubes

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Often margaritas are made with simple syrup or agave nectar, but this recipe uses powdered sugar

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This margarita recipe is more tart because it has no added sugar

  • 1 lime, halved
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice, from about 5 limes
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup Triple Sec
  • 1 cup white tequila
  • 2 cups ice, plus extra for serving
4.6/5 (11 Votes)

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Blood orange juice and muddled jalapeños make this margarita spicy and with a dark color, with the same flavors of...

  • 2 slices jalapeño or serrano chile
  • 2 ounces silver tequila
  • 4 ounces blood orange juice
  • 1 ounce Cointreau or Triple Sec
  • juice of half a lime
4.6/5 (17 Votes)

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Fresh pineapple, orange juice, and lime juice make this refreshing margarita recipe extra delicious

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks, or thawed
  • 1 ounce fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 1 ounce fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • 1/8 cup to 1/4 cup superfine sugar (*see Notes)
  • 1/4 cup silver tequila, of good quality
  • 1 1/2 ounces orange liqueur, such as Triple Sec or Cointreau
  • Ice
  • 1 tablespoon Kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon coarse/sparkling sugar
  • Lime wedges and pineapple chunks for garnish, if desired
4.6/5 (19 Votes)

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Drinking peach margaritas are the ideal way to spend a warm summer afternoon! This recipe makes enough for 8 drinks

  • 1 pound (about 3) ripe peaches, bottoms scored, plus 2 more peaches, for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons (2 1/2-ounces) orange liqueur, such as Cointreau
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 3/4 cup (6-ounces) silver tequila
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups bottled peach nectar
  • 8 mint sprigs, for garnish
4.5/5 (33 Votes)

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Swooning over how cool edible glitter is

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 to 10 drops food coloring (a drop at a time), adjust for desired color
4.5/5 (159 Votes)

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Made with real mangos, no concentrate or watered down juice here! Looks and tastes great, if it's hot then this wil

  • 2 fresh mangoes, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 4 limes, plus 1 to cut into wedges for serving
  • 1 cup grapefruit soda
  • 1 cup good silver tequila
  • 1/2 cup orange liqueur
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons agave nectar {depending on how sweet you like it}
  • 3 cups ice
4.5/5 (93 Votes)

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Tequila, orange liqueur, fresh lime juice, and blackberry purée combine to make refreshing margaritas perfect for

  • BLACKBERRY PURÉE:
  • 6 ounces blackberries
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • COCKTAILS:
  • Blackberry purée
  • 9 ounces lime juice
  • 9 ounces water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 ounces orange liqueur
  • 6 ounces tequila
  • Lime wedges, for garnish
4.6/5 (47 Votes)

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This margarita is sweetened with honey for a different take on the classic cocktail

  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1 cup tequila
  • 1 cup Triple Sec or Grand Marnier
  • 4 cups ice cubes
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 whole limes, 1 sliced into rounds
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Mano margaritas are sweet and refreshing any time of the year! You can add chile, sugar or salt to the rim!

  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 3 ounces silver tequila
  • 1 small mango—peeled, pitted and coarsely chopped (3-ounces)
  • 1 1/2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chile powder, such as Tajin (see Note)
  • 2 ounces orange liqueur
  • 1 1/2 ounces agave nectar
  • 3 ounces grapefruit soda
4.4/5 (43 Votes)

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The perfect frozen margarita uses a good quality tequila and orange liqueur such as Grand Marnier or Cointreau

  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 ounces simple syrup
  • 2 ounces 100 percent agave tequila
  • 1 ounce good-quality orange liqueur, such as Cointreau or Grand Marnier
  • 3/4 cup ice
4.6/5 (21 Votes)

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Toast to the firework with these Patriotic Margaritas

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1 ounce of silver tequila
  • 1 ounce of orange-flavored liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon simple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon wedge
  • Colored sugar
4.6/5 (21 Votes)

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Change up the flavor of popsicles with a Creamy Margarita Popsicles

  • 15 Limes
  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • Splash OJ
  • Margarita salt
  • Dixie cups
  • Popsicles sticks
4.4/5 (26 Votes)

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Combine two of the best drinks in the world, wine and margaritas, in this delicious drink recipe

  • 3 (6-ounce) cans thawed frozen concentrate for limeaid
  • 1 (12-ounce) can thawed frozen concentrate for lemonade
  • 1 bottle cold dry white wine, such as Chablis or Chenin Blanc (total of 9 cups wine)
  • Liter or cans of Sprite on the side.
4.5/5 (17 Votes)

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While the margarita hardly qualifies as a forgotten cocktail, the classic version made with equal parts tequila, Co...

  • 1 oz. tequila (Partida's Blanco)
  • 1 oz. cointreau
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
4.6/5 (5 Votes)

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