20 of Our Best Margarita Recipes
Perfect for summer parties or Cinco de Mayo celebrations, guests will love our picks for the best margarita recipes (and all of the fun flavors)!
One sip of this refreshing drink and you’ll picture sand, sea and blue skies that stretch for miles. It’s like a vacation in a glass, and you can mix it up in moments. What are you waiting for? —Christina Pittman, Parkville, Missouri
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When you add a drizzle of grenadine to your finished grapefruit margarita, it sinks to the bottom of the glass, creating a beautiful sunset look. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
For a fun spin on a classic cocktail, substitute Blue Curacao for Triple Sec. The vibrant blue margarita will make you think you’re on the shores of the Caribbean. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
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Melon liqueur dramatically changes the flavor and color of a classic margarita and also makes it sweeter. If you’d like your melon margarita a little more tart, cut back on the liqueur just a tiny bit. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
Take your cocktail to the tropics with this coconut margarita. It’s very refreshing! —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
Psst! Here’s how to make a frozen marg.
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Refreshing and fruity, you need a frozen blueberry margarita in hand this summer. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor