When it comes to refreshing cocktails, nothing beats a margarita. Whether you’re serving them frozen or on the rocks, they’re a delicious way to stay cool on a warm day—plus, they’re easy to prepare! We’ve put together a simple guide to help you learn how to make a margarita, then we’re sharing five of our best margarita recipes so you can put your new bartending skills to use.
You don’t have to be a mixologist to create the perfect margarita. Grab your cocktail shaker or blender, your favorite tequila and get the party started with one of these easy-to-whip-up margarita recipes. From sweet to spicy, frozen to smoked, adults-only to kid-friendly, we have a margarita recipe for everyone.
Frosty mango, lime and orange take your taste buds to the tropics, regardless of the season
Jalapeños slowly infuse into a homemade margarita mix for a drink that offers a bit of a kick.
Give your cocktails a smoky flavor! If you don’t have a smoker, try grilling the cut side of the limes over a medium-hot grill and rimming the serving glasses with store-bought smoked salt.
These cocktails get their heat from the Fresno chili pepper. For less heat, add the chili after shaking, or use as a garnish only. Mezcal lovers may want to increase the ratio of mezcal to tequila, too.
This margarita-inspired party drink is full of sparkling blueberry flavor and can be enjoyed by adults and kids alike.