Did you know the world’s first frozen margarita machine is in the National Museum of American History?
It’s easy to see why the margarita is a classic and one of the world’s most beloved cocktails. The beautifully salted rim, the sour radiance of fresh citrus, the soothing blaze of tequila, and the smooth sweetness of agave perfectly blend in delicious harmony.
Trying out some margarita recipes for Valentine’s Day is a fun way to take a classic drink to the next level.
Margarita Recipes for Valentine’s Day
When people make margaritas at home, they tend to stick to what they know and keep it traditional. But why not mix it up and try something new?
Check out these margarita recipes for Valentine’s Day and surprise your lover with a boozy treat.
1. Strawberries and Champagne Margarita
Does it get any more luxurious than strawberries and champagne?
It sure does. This strawberries and champagne margarita taste like heaven. For this recipe, you’ll need:
- 4-5 fresh strawberries
- 1 oz. fresh lime juice
- 1 oz. tequila
- 1 oz. triple sec
- lime zest
Mix some salt and lime zest on a small plate. Wet the rim of your glasses with lime juice, then dip the rims in the salt and lime zest.
Start with four or five fresh strawberries. Remove their stems and hull out the cores. Muddle them in a large glass and add in an ounce of fresh lime juice.
Give it another stir and add in the tequila and triple sec. Pour into glasses with ice. You can also mix in a little sugar to your salt and lime mix. This can really compliment the strawberries and bring out their fruitiness.
2. Raspberry Pop Rock Margaritas
The winning combination of fresh raspberries and strawberry pop rocks makes this margarita a keeper. For this recipe, you’ll need:
- 1 oz Chambord
- 2 oz Blanco tequila
- 1-1.5 oz fresh lime juice
- 1/2 tsp granulated sugar
- 8-10 fresh raspberries
- lime wedges for garnish
- strawberry pop rocks candy
Wet the rim of your glasses with lime juice, then dip the rims in strawberry pop rocks. Muddle 5-6 raspberries with sugar. Add Chambord, tequila, and lime juice.
Stir well, fill with ice, and pour into glasses with ice. Garnish each glass with a lime wedge and more fresh raspberries.
3. Cranberry Margarita
Do you know about all the health benefits of fresh cranberries? Fresh cranberries and orange juice give this margarita a fruity tartness that’ll keep you coming back for more.
For this recipe, you’ll need:
- 4 cups 100% cranberry juice
- 1 orange, juiced
- 1/2 – 1 lime juiced
- 1 cup simple syrup
- 2 cups Blanco tequila
- sugar and salt blend
- orange and lime slices for garnish
- 1 cup fresh cranberries for garnish
Get your glasses ready by rubbing the rims with lime juice and dipping them into the salt and sugar blend. Mix all the juices, syrup, and tequila in a large pitcher. Add in the fresh cranberries and stir.
Pour into glasses with ice, garnish with orange slices, lime slices, and a few fresh cranberries.
4. Frozen Cherry Margaritas
There’s something naturally enticing about cherries. Viscous, sweet, and rich—their inherent seductiveness carries over perfectly for an ideal list of margarita recipes for Valentine’s Day.
For this recipe, you’ll need:
- 12 oz. frozen pitted dark sweet cherries
- 4 oz. tequila
- lime wedges
- 1 cup of cherry juice blend
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 tablespoon honey
- kosher salt
Moisten the rim of your glasses with lime wedges and dip into salt.
Combine cherries, cherry juice blend, lime juice, honey, and tequila in a blender. Cover and mix until well-blended. Garnish with lime wedges and serve.
Treat Yourself With These Margarita Recipes
Treat yourself and someone special to these lovely margarita recipes for Valentine’s Day.
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