Halloween is on a Saturday this year, meaning it’ll be the perfect time for a party!
If you’re hosting, you’ll need to come up with a few beverages for your guests. Get creative and try mixing a few Halloween-inspired margaritas!
You can always try our margaritas at Taqueria27, but if you have the ingredients yourself, making them at home can be just as fun! Bonus: you can make the margaritas and order family meal tacos from T27 to round out your party.
Here are a few spooky margarita recipes you can use to celebrate Halloween!
This scary take on a classic margarita recipe is sure to give you the comfort of a familiar drink with the spooky factor of Halloween. Here’s what you’ll need to make two servings:
- 4 oz silver tequila
- 2 oz triple sec
- 1/2 c lime juice
- Red, blue, and green food coloring
- Black sanding sugar
- Lime slices
Rim your glasses with the lime and dip them into the black sanding sugar to give them a scary edge. Stir the tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and food coloring and pour them into your glasses. You may have to experiment with the food coloring to get the color right.
Add a lime slice to each rim and serve with ice!
Monster Mash Cocktail
If you want a monster-themed drink bound to get you into the Halloween spirit, the Monster Mash cocktail is a fun, yet simple margarita recipe that embraces all things spooky! You can make this margarita with the following:
- 2 oz silver tequila
- 4 oz blood orange juice
- 1 oz lime juice
- Simple syrup to taste
- Blood orange slices
- Gummy eyeball candy
Shake the tequila, juices, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker until chilled. Pour the mixture into glasses with ice and blood orange slices. You can then add the eyeball candy to the drink itself or skewer it on a stirrer.
The Devil’s Margarita
If you want something sweet, sour, and spooky, the Devil’s Margarita will deliver! You will need:
- 1 1/2 oz Blanco tequila
- 3/4 oz lime juice
- 3/4 oz simple syrup
- Red wine
Combine the tequila, lime juice, and simple syrup in a shaker filled with ice and pour the drink into a glass once it’s chilled. Hold a spoon over your drink and use it to gently pour the red wine into the glass to create a layer of red wine over your margarita.
If you prefer a skinny margarita recipe that will allow you to enjoy Halloween while sticking to your diet, the Bloody Fizzy-Rita is perfect. You’ll need:
- 3 oz tequila reposado
- 1 1/2 c water
- 2 tbsp. lime juice
- Blood orange soda
- 2 tbsp. honey OR agave nectar
- 1 peeled and quartered persimmon
- Pomegranate seeds
Liquefy the tequila, water, lime juice, honey, and persimmon in a blender. Pour mixture into glasses with ice and top with blood orange soda. Garnish with pomegranate seeds and serve!
Best Margarita Recipes for This Halloween
Now that you know a few spooky margarita recipes, it’s time to taste test a few before your Halloween party! You know what your guests will love, so plan your drink menu accordingly!
If you’re in the Salt Lake City or Lehi, Utah areas and you’re having a Halloween party; we do catering!