Frozen Margarita Recipes to Make Before Summer Ends

August has arrived, which means that the summer is winding down. It’s time to get out and enjoy the warm weather before it’s gone. What better way to do this than having a cocktail in hand? 

Our cocktail of choice to wind down the summer is the frozen margarita. This fruity concoction of ice and tequila is refreshing in the hot summer sun. All you need are the right ingredients and a blender to make a batch of these frozen margarita recipes.

Frozen Lime Margarita

If you’re a fan of the traditional margarita, you should try the frozen lime margarita. It takes the ingredients from a typical shaken margarita and blends them together for an icy, frozen version. This recipe from About.com makes one cocktail.

Frozen Margarita Recipe, Ixtapa Mexican Grill & Cantina, MA - 2Ingredients

1 cup of ice

1 1/2 ounces tequila

1/2 ounce triple sec

1/2 ounce lime juice

3 ounces sour mix

Lime wedge for garnish

Salt for rimming glass (optional)

Preparation

1. Pour the ingredients into a blender.

2. Blend until smooth.

3. If desired, salt the rim of a chilled margarita glass.

4. Pour contents into the glass.

5. Garnish with the lime wedge.

Frozen Strawberry Margarita

This recipe from All Recipes is named “Ultimate Frozen Strawberry Margarita” for its delicious taste that will ultimately “wow” your taste buds. The recipe calls for frozen strawberries in syrup, but you can substitute fresh strawberries if you prefer.

Frozen Margarita Recipe, Ixtapa Mexican Grill & Cantina, MAIngredients

6 fluid ounces tequila

2 fluid ounces triple sec

8 ounces frozen sliced strawberries in syrup

4 fluid ounces frozen limeade concentrate.

Directions

1. Fill a blender with ice and crush. Pour in the tequila and triple sec. Add the strawberries and limeade. Blend for 30 seconds or until smooth. Serve in margarita glasses with the rims dipped in powdered sugar.

Frozen Mango Margarita

If you’re looking for a more tropical flavor, try a frozen mango margarita. This recipe from the Food Network makes up to four servings.

Frozen Margarita Recipe, Ixtapa Mexican Grill & Cantina, MAIngredients

1 (10-ounce) bag frozen, diced mango

1/4  cup fresh lime juice

2/3 cup tequila (preferably silver, 80 proof)

2 tablespoons Cointreau or other orange liqueur

2 tablespoons superfine sugar

2 cups ice water

Directions

Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

If you love margaritas, then you will love visiting Ixtapa Mexican Grill & Cantina. We serve many flavors of margaritas that pair well with our authentic Mexican cuisine. If you’re looking for a frozen margarita, but don’t want to make it yourself, stop by one of our locations in Groton, Lexington, Lunenberg, or Woburn, Massachusetts, today!