Refreshing Frozen Strawberry Margarita Recipe

There's no summer beverage quite like this sweet, tart, and refreshing frozen strawberry margarita. This concoction is a symphony of flavors, blending the frosty sweetness of strawberries with a hint of tequila's rebellious spirit. It's like a vacation in a glass, where each sip carries you away to a tropical oasis where the sun kisses your skin and the ocean breeze whispers sweet nothings in your ear.

According to food Blogger Ksenia Prints of At the Immigrant's Table, this strawberry margarita gets a special addition from a surprise ingredient: Pulverized freeze-dried berries. Like a snowball fight on a summer day, this punch of flavor is utterly delightful and contrasts well beside the frozen strawberries, which make up the bulk of the drink itself. So, gather your fellow adventurers, dust off your blender, and prepare to embark on a flavorful escapade that will leave you feeling rejuvenated, enchanted, and just a tad bit mischievous.

Gather the ingredients to make a frozen strawberry margarita

For this frozen margarita creation, you will need margarita salt or flaky sea salt to rim your glasses and add that perfect touch of savory delight. For an extra touch, add some freeze-dried strawberries or raspberries to elevate the fruity essence even further.

Grab a juicy lime, frozen strawberries, a generous splash of tequila, Cointreau (or comparable orange liqueur), and a couple of tablespoons of your preferred sweetener, be it honey, simple syrup, or another delightful option. Lastly, if you want to take your presentation up a notch, gather some fresh strawberries to garnish your margarita with a burst of vibrant color.

Make the berry-salt-crusted rim

To give our frozen strawberry margarita a special touch compared to a regular margarita, we are going to infuse the flavor of berries into the rim of the glass. To begin, gather freeze-dried strawberries or raspberries in a blender or crush them manually using a mortar and pestle or a rolling pin. If using a blender, carefully pulse the berries until they turn into fine crumbs.

Next, find a shallow dish that is wider than your serving glass. Combine the crushed berries with flaky sea salt in the dish and thoroughly mix them together. This will infuse the salt with the fruity essence of the berries. Take a lime wedge and glide it along the rim of each glass, ensuring the lime juice coats the entire circumference. Turn the glass upside-down and dip the rim into the raspberry-salt mixture, gently pressing to ensure an even coating of the flavorful rim.

Blend the margarita mixture

Now it's time to create the delicious margarita mixture. Grab a blender and add frozen strawberries, tequila, orange liqueur, honey, and freshly squeezed lime juice. Blend all the ingredients in the blender until the mixture achieves a smooth and velvety consistency.

Serve the frozen strawberry margarita recipe

Once fully blended, pour the margarita evenly into the prepared glasses. To add a visually appealing touch, garnish each glass with a vibrant strawberry and a fresh lime wedge. This final touch not only enhances the presentation but also offers a delightful burst of aroma when enjoyed alongside the margarita.

Remember to serve the margaritas immediately to ensure they are at their most refreshing state. Sit back, savor the tangy and fruity concoction, and let the vibrant flavors transport you to a tropical paradise.

Refreshing Frozen Strawberry Margarita Recipe
5 from 29 ratings
This refreshing frozen strawberry margarita will quickly become your summer cocktail go-to.
Prep Time
Cook Time
strawberry margarita with garnishes
Total time: 10 minutes
  • 1 teaspoon flaky sea salt
  • 1 lime, divided
  • ½ pound frozen strawberries
  • ⅓ cup tequila
  • 2 tablespoons Cointreau or similar orange liqueur
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ¼ cup lime juice
Optional Ingredients
  • 4 freeze-dried strawberries or raspberries
  • Fresh strawberries, for garnish
  1. If using, crush the freeze-dried strawberries or raspberries into fine crumbs. In a dish that is wider than the serving glass, combine the crushed berries and salt.
  2. Take a lime wedge and run it along the rim of each glass, then dip the top of the glass upside-down into the berry/salt mixture, ensuring it is evenly coated.
  3. Into a blender, combine the frozen strawberries, tequila, Cointreau, honey, and lime juice. Blend the mixture until it becomes completely smooth.
  4. Pour the margarita mixture into each glass with the salted rim, and adorn with a strawberry and lime wedge for decoration. Serve right away.
Calories per Serving 261
Total Fat 0.3 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Total Carbohydrates 39.3 g
Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
Total Sugars 29.1 g
Sodium 588.1 mg
Protein 0.9 g
The information shown is Edamam’s estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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