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Cinco de Mayo Margaritas

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with our colorful array of margaritas, crafted to perfection with a variety of flavors and styles. From classic lime to fancier fruit-infused blends, our Cinco de Mayo Margaritas promise a delicious and refreshing taste experience for all of your festive gatherings. Cheers!

Cinco de Mayo

For all you history buffs out there, Cinco de Mayo is NOT Mexico’s Independence Day (which is actually September 16). Cinco de Mayo is an American-Mexican holiday, celebrating the David-over-Goliath victory of a rag-tag group of unemployed Americans over the well-organized French forces of Napoleon III. This victory took place at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza.

We started celebrating this day to educate Mexican Americans about their cultural heritage. But now I think we celebrate as an excuse to indulge in our favorite Mexican food and drink.

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Why We Love Margaritas:

  • SIMPLE TO MAKE – Most of our margaritas are simple and fun to make. The layered fruity margs are a little more time consuming but not too much.
  • CONTAIN TEQUILA – I’m a tequila girl so I’m always all-in on margaritas! We also use tequila in our Grapefruit Paloma and Sangria Margarita.
  • FUN PARTY DRINKS – When we’re throwing a party, a margarita is always the perfect party drink. We have LONG summers here in Texas so a chilled marg is nice.

Basic Ingredients for The Best Margaritas:

We’ve got a growing collection of the best margaritas in town and we can’t be stopped! Here are some basics when it comes to making the perfect margarita.

  • Tequila – Choose a quality silver tequila for your margaritas. There is no need to buy a high-end tequila (that is generally served for sipping on it’s own) but don’t go with a cheap version either.
  • Cointreau – Many of our recipes use Cointreau but this is not required. It’s a more expensive version of triple sec and gives amazing flavor to margaritas.
  • Fresh lime juice – One of the most important ingredients for fresh margs is freshly squeezed lime juice. I recommend using large limes to get lots of juice when squeezing.
  • Sweetener – While you don’t NEED a sweetener, many people prefer using either simple syrup or Agave Nectar in their drinks.
  • Juice or Fruit – These are often used in some of our fruit-infused blends. We’ve used fresh watermelon juice, frozen pineapples, frozen cherries, etc.
  • Lots of Ice – Make sure you have plenty of ice on hand when making margaritas. You’ll use in cocktail shakers, blenders, or straight up on the rocks.

Recipe Tips:

  • Chill your ingredients. If you’re making margaritas, go ahead and measure our the tequila (and Cointreau) and place in the refrigerator or freezer several hours before it’s party time.
  • Keep extra limes. You’ll be surprised at how many limes you need for margarita making, so I recommend having extra handy.
  • Make them pretty. We love adding a salt rim and garnishes. I also love using some fun glasses (some are linked below).
A measuring glass of fresh lime juice.

9 Delicious Margarita Recipes:

Side view of a skinny margarita with a slice of lime.
Skinny Margarita Recipe
This Skinny Margarita Recipe combines silver tequila, Cointreau, fresh lime juice, agave nectar, and plenty of ice. These classic cocktails contain zero refined sugar and are plenty strong. Rim the glasses with salt and lime wedges, and sip away!
Check out this recipe
Side view of a fruity margarita with strawberry slices.
Fruity Margaritas Recipe
The weather is heating up here in Texas, and we love anything frozen, especially these Fruity Margaritas! Bring on the tequila and limes, because this party starts NOW! 🙂
Check out this recipe
Side view of two blood orange margaritas with orange slices.
Blood Orange Margaritas
Blood Orange Margaritas combine a simple combination of tequila, triple sec, freshly squeezed blood oranges, and freshly squeezed lime juice. Shake it up in a cocktail shaker with lots of ice, and pour it into two glasses rimmed with salt. Cocktails for two, always!
Check out this recipe
Closeup view of a frozen cherry margarita.
Cherry Margaritas
Cherry Margaritas are incredibly delicious and refreshing due to their tangy and flavorful profile. The combination of sweet cherries, tart lime juice, and tequila creates a well-balanced and enjoyable cocktail.
Check out this recipe
Two glasses of watermelon margaritas.
Watermelon Margaritas
Cheers to Watermelon Margaritas on a hot summer day! These simple cocktails combine fresh watermelon juice, silver tequila, freshly squeezed limes, and agave nectar to sweeten. Add plenty of mint and lime slices, and enjoy!
Check out this recipe
Closeup on a pineapple coconut margarita with a pineapple wedge.
Pineapple Coconut Margaritas
These Pineapple Coconut Margaritas are tropical cocktails that include tequila, triple sec, pineapple juice, coconut milk, lime juice, and Agave. Serve these in a salt-rimmed glass and enjoy with friends!
Check out this recipe
Side view of two frozen pineapple margaritas with pineapple garnish.
Frozen Pineapple Margaritas
Frozen Pineapple Margaritas consist of five simple ingredients including silver tequila, Cointreau (or triple sec), fresh lime juice, frozen pineapple, and ice. Add simple syrup for some extra sweetness if you'd like, and enjoy the best summertime cocktails!
Check out this recipe
Overhead shot of an apple cider margarita with apple slices.
Apple Cider Margarita
Welcome fall with the Best Apple Cider Margarita. This cocktail combines tequila, triple sec, fresh lime juice, and apple cider – and takes just ten minutes to prepare. Garnish these apple cider cocktails with apple slices, cinnamon sticks, and star anise for a wow presentation!
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Two glasses of swirl margaritas with lime garnish.
Swirl Margaritas
Swirl Margaritas start with a classic blended margarita and are fancified with a fruit swirl. Just six ingredients to the best frozen cocktails in town! Let's get this party started!
Check out this recipe

What to serve with Margaritas:

We’ve got lots of choices for appetizers to pair with a delicious margarita!

The blender with ice on top.

Kitchen Tools used for our Margarita Recipes:

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