Frozen Cranberry Margaritos Recipe from Mexico

Frozen Cranberry Margaritos

Frozen Cranberry Margaritos Recipe from Mexico
Region / culture: Mexico | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 4


Frozen Cranberry Margaritos
Frozen Cranberry Margaritos

Frozen Cranberry Margaritos are a refreshing and festive cocktail perfect for any occasion. This delicious drink combines the flavors of cranberry, lime, and tequila for a tasty and colorful treat.


The Frozen Cranberry Margarito is a modern twist on the classic margarita cocktail. The addition of cranberry juice adds a tart and fruity flavor to the traditional lime and tequila combination. This recipe is perfect for holiday gatherings or summer parties.


How to prepare

  1. Combine the first five ingredients in a blender.
  2. Fill the blender with 5 cups of ice and process until smooth.
  3. Serve immediately.


  • Substitute vodka for tequila for a different flavor profile.
  • Add a splash of orange juice for a sweeter drink.
  • Blend in fresh or frozen berries for added color and flavor.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to use a high-quality tequila for the best flavor in this cocktail.

- Adjust the amount of cranberry juice to suit your taste preferences.

- For a sweeter drink, add a splash of simple syrup or agave nectar.

- Garnish with fresh cranberries or a lime wedge for a festive touch.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Frozen Cranberry Margaritos in chilled glasses with a salted rim for a classic margarita presentation. Garnish with fresh cranberries or a lime wedge for a festive touch.

Cooking Techniques

Blending the ingredients with ice creates a slushy texture that is perfect for a frozen margarita.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have grand marnier, you can substitute triple sec or orange liqueur.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the Frozen Cranberry Margaritos ahead of time and store them in the freezer until ready to serve. Just give them a quick blend before serving.

Presentation Ideas

Serve Frozen Cranberry Margaritos in colorful glasses with a festive straw for a fun presentation. Add a sugar or salt rim for an extra touch of flavor.

Pairing Recommendations

These margaritas pair well with Mexican dishes like tacos, enchiladas, or guacamole. They also go well with grilled meats or seafood.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover Frozen Cranberry Margaritos in the freezer in an airtight container. Let them thaw slightly before blending again to serve.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Frozen Cranberry Margaritos contains approximately 200 calories.


Each serving of Frozen Cranberry Margaritos contains approximately 25 grams of carbohydrates.


This cocktail is low in fat, with less than 1 gram per serving.


There is no significant protein content in Frozen Cranberry Margaritos.

Vitamins and minerals

This drink is a good source of vitamin C from the cranberry juice and lime juice.


This recipe may contain alcohol, which can be an allergen for some individuals. Please use caution if you have allergies to alcohol.


Frozen Cranberry Margaritos are a refreshing and low-calorie cocktail option, perfect for enjoying on a hot day or at a party.


Frozen Cranberry Margaritos are a delicious and refreshing cocktail option for any occasion. With a perfect balance of tart cranberry, zesty lime, and smooth tequila, this drink is sure to be a hit with your guests. Enjoy responsibly!

How did I get this recipe?

I remember the sense of anticipation I felt when I first discovered this recipe for Frozen Cranberry Margaritos. It was a warm summer day, and I was hosting a small gathering of friends in my backyard. I wanted to serve something refreshing and unique, so I decided to experiment with a new drink recipe.

I had always loved cranberries, with their vibrant color and tart flavor, so when I came across a recipe for a frozen cranberry margarita, I knew I had to give it a try. I gathered all the ingredients I would need – fresh cranberries, lime juice, tequila, triple sec, and plenty of ice – and got to work in the kitchen.

As I blended the ingredients together, the sweet and tangy aroma of the cranberries filled the air, mingling with the citrusy scent of the limes. I poured the bright red mixture into glasses filled with ice, garnished each one with a wedge of lime, and handed them out to my guests.

The first sip was like a burst of summer in my mouth – the tartness of the cranberries balanced perfectly with the sweetness of the triple sec and the kick of the tequila. My friends all agreed that it was the perfect drink for a hot day, and they quickly emptied their glasses and asked for seconds.

From that moment on, Frozen Cranberry Margaritos became a staple at all of my summer gatherings. I would make large batches of the cocktail in advance and keep them in the freezer, ready to be blended up at a moment's notice. The recipe was a hit with everyone who tried it, and I was always happy to share it with anyone who asked.

Over the years, I have made a few tweaks to the original recipe, adding a splash of orange juice for extra sweetness or experimenting with different types of tequila for a unique twist. But no matter how I change it, the Frozen Cranberry Margarito will always hold a special place in my heart as the drink that started it all.

I have shared this recipe with many friends and family members over the years, and it has become a beloved tradition at our gatherings. Whenever someone new tries it for the first time, I feel a sense of pride and satisfaction, knowing that I have brought a little bit of joy and refreshment into their lives.

As I sit here, sipping on a Frozen Cranberry Margarito of my own creation, I am filled with gratitude for the simple pleasures in life – good food, good drinks, and good company. And I know that as long as I have this recipe in my repertoire, I will always be able to bring a little taste of summer into any occasion. Cheers to Frozen Cranberry Margaritos, the drink that never fails to put a smile on my face.


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