10 Quick & Easy Drink Recipes For National Margarita Day

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National Margarita Day Easy Margarita Recipes
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Who doesn’t love a nice, cold margarita on a warm day? Perhaps a warm day with a margarita made from fresh (or frozen) ingredients enjoyed in the comfort of your own home.

With National Margarita Day rapidly approaching (it’s on February 22nd, you’re welcome), it’s time to start looking for recipes and stocking up the pantry with ingredients to make your favorite margarita and celebrate.

When the weather starts to warm up, we begin to get visions of sunshine, bare legs and arms, sitting poolside with friends and, of course, our favorite ice-cold cocktails. Happy hour, here we come!

Margaritas are fantastic. They pair well with most foods and offer wonderful variety in fruity and/or bitter drinks. I even found a scrumptious looking chocolate version (see number 9 on our list).


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Plus, sometimes it’s just nice to relax and commune with close friends over a pitcher of margaritas. We all need to unwind sometime, might as well do it over a shared love of margaritas and the promise of warmer weather.

And, if we’re being honest with ourselves, National Margarita day is a perfect excuse to call up your friends and have a nice night in hanging out (and drinking margaritas).

There isn’t a lot that puts you in the mood for some nice cold margarita’s than the weather rapidly warming up this time of year.


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Whether you like your margaritas super sweet and fruity (or creamy and chocolatey — I’m ridiculously pumped about the chocolate margarita, y’all).

If you prefer cocktails that are more on the sour/bitter side; you’re sure to find a great recipe below.

National Margarita day is on Thirsty Thursday this year, but don’t get too crazy. 

You'll find a great recipe to celebrate with below.

Plus, most of these recipes make several servings to you can celebrate with friends!


1. Raspberry Mango Margarita Recipe

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Combine sweet with a little tart in the way of this delicious raspberry mango margarita. This blended treat is gorgeous, sweet and simple to make.

Produce
2 cups Mango, frozen
1 1/2 cups Raspberries, frozen
2/3 cup Lime juice, fresh

Baking & Spices
2 tbsp Powdered sugar

Frozen
4 cups Ice

Beer, Wine & Liquor
1 1/2 cup Tequila
1/4 cup Triple sec
1/4 cup Chambord (or another raspberry liqueur)

Shake well and enjoy!


2. Strawberry Lime Margarita Recipe

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Let’s be real, a strawberry margarita is super basic. Get a classic strawberry margarita with a twist of lime with this delicious fruity margarita. 

Produce
2 cups Strawberries, frozen

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4 oz Limeade concentrate, frozen

Baking & Spices
Salt (for rim of glass)

Frozen
2 cups Ice

Beer, Wine & Liquor
6 oz Tequila

With a simple recipe and perfect combination of classic strawberry with the fun sour twist of lime, you’re sure to have a delicious, sweet and fruity experience.


3. Pineapple Blueberry Margarita Recipe

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Go a little outside of the box with this pineapple blueberry margarita. 

Produce
3/4 cup Blueberries, frozen
1 lime, frozen
1 cup Pineapple, frozen

Baking & Spices
3/4 cup Margarita mix
​1 salt

Frozen
1/2 cup Ice

Beer, Wine & Liquor
1 1/2 oz Tequila

Put the finished margaritas in old mason jars to get a real old-fashioned feel for this delightful subtly fruity treat.


4. Frozen Coconut Pineapple Margarita Recipe

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OK, so it’s basically just a piña colada with tequila instead of rum, but wow. 

Produce
1/2 Lime, Juice from
1 Lime and pineapple

Canned Goods
1 (10-ounce) can Pina colada frozen concentrate mixer

Baking & Spices
1 Kosher salt

Drinks
5 oz Pineapple juice

Frozen
7 cups Ice

Beer, Wine & Liquor
10 oz Tequila

There is NOTHING wrong with that!  Get a wonderful tropical treat with these piña colada inspired margaritas!


5. Creamsicle Margarita Recipe

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Maybe it’s just me, but I have a soft spot for creamsicles. Loved the frozen treat on a stick as a child, love it as an alcoholic beverage as an adult. 

Produce
1 Optional lime and orange, wedges

Condiments 
1 Splash Lime juice

Baking & Spices
1 Kosher salt

Drinks
5 parts Orange juice

Beer, Wine & Liquor
1 part Tequila
1/2 part Triple sec
1 part Vodka, whipped

Combine sweet, fruity and creamy with the basics of a margarita with this yummy cocktail.


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6. Fresh Peach Margarita Recipe

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If you can find some ripe fresh peaches, this is a super peachy drink to make (see what I did there). 

Produce
1 Lime, wedges
6 Peaches, Ripe

Condiments
1/2 cup Lime juice, Fresh

Baking & Spices
3 tbsp Confectioners' sugar

Drinks
1/4 cup Orange juice, Freshly Squeezed

Beer, Wine & Liquor
1 cup Tequila
1/2 cup Triple sec

This fruity and relatively easy drink to make resembles the color of a peach once it’s done (beautiful) and is absolutely delicious (assuming you like peaches).


7. Classic Margarita Recipe

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For those of you wanting to stick to a classic, this is known as the “best” recipe for the classic margarita. 

Produce and condiments 
1 1/2 oz Lime juice, freshly squeezed
1/2 oz Simple syrup

Baking & Spices
1 Kosher salt

Frozen
1 Ice cubes

Beer, Wine & Liquor
2 oz Tequila
1/2 oz Triple sec

Simple, elegant and just what the doctor ordered to cure those lingering feelings of the winter blues.


8. Blue Curacao Margarita Recipe

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This fun bright blue margarita is slightly less fruity and sweet but is bright blue and citrusy (and super fun for themed parties).

Condiments 
1 oz Lime juice, fresh squeezed

Beer, Wine & Liquor
1 oz Curacao, blue
1 1/2 oz Tequila

Note: this recipe only makes a single margarita, so be sure to adjust if you plan on having company over for drinks.


9. Chocolate Margarita Recipe

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Not in a fruity mood this National Margarita day? I’ve got you covered. 

Condiments 
1 Chocolate syrup
1/2 cup Chocolate syrup

Baking & Spices
1 tsp Almond extract
1 tsp Cinnamon, ground
1 Mexican or bittersweet chocolate

Dairy
1/3 cup Heavy cream

Frozen
1 cup ice

Beer, Wine & Liquor
1/2 cup Chocolate liqueur
1/3 cup Orange liqueur
1 cup Tequila

Try this delicious and creamy chocolate margarita! Get your sweet tooth on, girl!


10. Spicy Grapefruit Jalapeño Margarita Recipe

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Looking for something super fun and just a little bit feisty? 

Produce
1 Grapefruit, Small wedges
3 Jalapeno, slices
1 Lime, wedge

Condiments 
2 tsp Agave nectar or 4 teaspoons simple syrup
2 oz Lime juice, fresh

Baking & Spices
2 tsp Chili powder
​2 tbsp Kosher salt

Drinks
4 oz Grapefruit juice, freshly-squeezed

​Frozen
1 cup ice

Beer, Wine & Liquor
3 oz Tequila

Well, this is the exact spicy and sour treat you’ve been looking for!


Nicole Bradley-Bernard is a writer who needs coffee more than she needs anyone’s approval. She enjoys putting bright colors in her curly brown hair, spending time outside on cool days and being with her partner in life, Eric, who she considers a continuing source of inspiration.

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