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Cinco De Mayo Homemade Margaritas

Updated on September 7, 2011

Cinco De Mayo, Fabulous Margaritas!

Another year has gone by and it is time to celebrate Cinco De Mayo, our favorite mexican holiday! But what would be a great Cinco De Mayo celebration without wonderful, tasty and refreshing Margaritas?

Please don't go to the store and buy the ready-mix! There are so many easy and great-tasting recipes for your perfect party! Here, I have listed my favorite ones, and they are friends approved!

You might like the traditional lime margarita, but have you ever tried a Beer-or Chocolate Margarita? Mix it up, your buddies will be thankful!


Beer Margarita

6 ounces tequila

12 ounces beer, light beer works better!

6 ounces frozen limeade concentrate

Ice cubes

Lime flavored salt

Put ice in a blender, add all ingredients and blend thoroughly. Garnish margarita glasses with salt and enjoy!


Original Limeade Margarita

1 (6 ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate

6 fluid ounces tequila

2 fluid ounces triple sec

Put ice in a blender, and add all ingredients.



Chocolate Margarita

1 1/2 oz tequila

1 oz Godiva liquor

2 tablespoons chocolate syrup

3/4 oz cream or half and half

2 oz orange juice

1/2 oz lime juice

Stirrings Cocoa Rimmer


Garnish the margarita glasses with the cocoa rimmer. Combine the ingredients in an ice shaker and pour into glasses!


A Bucket of Margarita

You will need to make this recipe ahead of time, since it will take a while to get slushy. No blender required!

4 1/2 cups water

1 1/2 cups tequila

1 (12 fluid ounce) can frozen limeade

1/2 cup triple sec (orange-flavored liqueur)

1 whole lime, cut into 6 wedges

Stir all ingredients (except lime wedges) in a freezer proof bucket.

Put the bucket in the freezer until the margarita mix is getting slushy. Approximately 24 hours.

Garnish margarita glasses with lime wedges and enjoy!

Cinco De Mayo Party Ideas


Strawberry Margarita

6 fluid ounces tequila

2 fluid ounces triple sec

8 ounces frozen strawberries

4 fluid ounces frozen limeade concentrate

6 cups ice

Put ice in a blender and add all ingredients!


Watermelon Margarita

1-½ oz. tequila

¾ oz. triple sec

¾ oz. Midori

2 oz. sour mix

6 oz. cubed, seeded watermelon

8 oz. ice

Fill a blender with ice and add all ingredients. Garnish margarita glasses with lime and watermelon wedges!

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      Hal Gall 5 years ago from Bloomington, IN

      Who would think a beer margarita? Just may have to try it!

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      Infact 6 years ago

      @squid-janices7: Yes, watermelons are delicious! Thanks for your comment!

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      squid-janices7 6 years ago

      The watermelon margarita looks delicious! Going to have to give it a try once melons are in season around here.

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      Infact 6 years ago

      @accfuller: Thank you, I am glad you liked it!

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      accfuller 6 years ago

      Very refreshing lens!