16 Margarita-Inspired Dessert Recipes
Ooh la lime! These margarita dessert recipes are inspired by your favorite cocktail—and we're making them all summer long!
Packed with nonalcoholic margarita mix, this cake tastes just like the real deal. And, since it relies on convenience ingredients like cake mix and pudding, it’s a cinch to prepare for your summer celebrations. Find more cocktail-inspired sweets.
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Combine the decadence of mousse, the flavor of margaritas and the fun of eating out of a glass—and you’ve got this cute summer dessert. Since it needs to be made ahead, this recipe is a great time-saver for a small dinner party. Learn how to plan a Cinco de Mayo celebration!
“No bake dessert” is music to our ears on a hot summer day. And this frozen margarita pie from Samantha at Five Heart Home takes just 20 minutes to prepare—with fewer than 10 ingredients. Sweet!
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An ice cream float for adults only? Yes, please! It features all of the usual (and delicious) suspects, like ice cream, sherbet and lemon-lime soda—plus a generous shot of tequila. If you’d rather sip the real thing, here’s how to make a margarita.
For a sweet, refreshing snack, turn to this margarita dip. The fruit and pound cake skewers are perfect for dipping, but you could also serve it with pretzel rods, wafer cookies or graham crackers.
See ya later, lemon bars. These margarita-inspired treats from Heather of Food Lovin’ Family are sweet with a subtle lime flavor. Try them with a little tequila, too, for a grown-up twist.
Set out a platter of these margarita cookies from Meghan at Cake n’ Knife, then watch how quickly they disappear. They’re the perfect size for eating two (or 10)—and that white chocolate topping is truly divine. Serve these cookies with a white peach margarita.
A traditional tres leches—aka three milks—cake gets an update from tequlia and key lime juice. We also love that this dessert is party-ready, thanks to its generous 15-slice serving size. Find more tart key lime recipes.