4 Drool-Worthy Margarita Recipes to Try for National Margarita Day

4 Drool-Worthy Margarita Recipes to Try for National Margarita Day
Image via TheBlondCook

Image via TheBlondCook

Happy National Margarita Day! While we celebrated National Grilled Cheese Day on The Modern Mosaic back in April, today's blog post was made for my fellow tequila lovers. Here are four delicious margarita recipes to try for National Margarita Day... or just any day. ;)

 Raspberry Mango Margaritas

Image via Baker by Nature

Image via Baker by Nature

Fruity and fabulous, these raspberry and mango margaritas from Baker by Nature were an obvious choice. Her recipe is one part raspberry margarita and one party mango margarita, just blended together! Here are the ingredients and instructions:

Ingredients

  • For the Raspberry Margaritas:
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen raspberries
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup chambord (or another raspberry liqueur)
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar (optional, for a sweeter drink)
  • 2 cups ice (hearty cups!)
  • For the Mango Margaritas:
  • 2 cups frozen mango
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup triple sec
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners sugar (optional, for a sweeter margarita)
  • 2 cups crushed ice

Instructions

  1. For the Raspberry Margaritas:
  2. Combine ingredients in the body of a blender and pulse until smooth. Pour into a large pitcher, wash out the blender and repeat for mango margaritas.
  3. For the Mango Margaritas:
  4. Combine ingredients in the body of a blender and pulse until smooth. Fill each glass with half of the raspberry mix, then top with half of the mango mix. Serve at once!

Watermelon and Basil Margarita

Image via Vinepair

Image via Vinepair

I've recently discovered how tasty basil can be in drinks! So the watermelon and basil margarita from Vinepair instantly caught my eye. Instructions for this tasty pink marg are below (if you can't find basil simple syrup, check out her site for the recipe.)

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 ounces of tequila
  • 1 ounce of lime juice
  • 2 ounces of watermelon juice
  • ½ ounce basil simple syrup* (recipe below)
  • 1 cup of ice

Instructions:

  • Fill a shaker with tequila, lime juice, watermelon juice, basil simple syrup, and ice
  • Rim the glass with salt
  • Shake mixture then pour into serving glass
  • Garnish with a sprig of basil

Pink Lemonade Margarita

Image via DrinkedIn

Image via DrinkedIn

Thanks to the Queen B, lemonade will never be the same. Good-haired Beckys across the U.S. can get information for this tasty cocktail from DrinkedIn. With simple ingredients and even easier instructions, I see a few pitchers of this margarita in my future!

Ingredients

  • 1 (12 ounce) can of frozen pink lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 3 (12 ounce) cans of cold water – (just use the empty pink lemonade can)
  • 1 (12 ounce) can of tequila
  • 1/2 (12 ounce) can of Grand Marnie
  • Ice cubes – or crushed ice
  • Salt to rim the glasses
  • 1 lime, wedged

Instructions

Pour the (thawed) frozen lemonade concentrate into a pitcher, and fill the can with cold water. Pour into the pitcher and repeat twice for a total of 3 cans of water. Fill the can with tequila, and pour that into the pitcher. Fill about half of the can with Grand Marnier, and pour it into the pitcher. Chill in the fridge for at least an hour before serving. Or blend mixture with ice to make a frozen version. Serve over ice in salt-rimmed glasses with a lime wedge!

Creamsicle Margaritas

Image via TheBlondCook

Image via TheBlondCook

Tequila and orange juice is such a great combo, it makes you question the hype around peanut butter and jelly. So what could make this duo better? Adding whipped vodka to surprise your taste buds with a creamsicle for grown-ups. Thankfully, The Blond Cook has you covered! 

Ingredients 

  • 1 part tequila
  • 1 part whipped vodka
  • ½ part triple sec
  • 5 parts orange juice
  • Splash of lime juice
  • Kosher salt for rimming glass
  • Optional lime and orange wedges for garnish

Instructions

  1. Rim glass with kosher salt.
  2. In a pitcher or glass (depending on how much you wish to make), stir tequila, whipped vodka, triple sec, orange juice and lime juice. Serve over ice. Garnish with lime and orange wedges, if desired.

What are some of the ingredients you blend into your margaritas? And what kind of food content would you like to see on The Modern Mosaic? I'll be busy blending in the meantime. 

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