Nothing screams summer quite like Margarita. In fact, the cocktail can easily be called the “iconic cocktail of summer”. It’s beautiful, delicious and refreshing with just the right amount of tequila to get you in the mood.

The recipe for Frozen Margarita takes an ‘icy’ twist on the classic Margarita. The tiny beads of ice don’t just make your drink as cold as possible. They also add a wonderful texture that many drinks lack. This lets you enjoy the Margarita slowly through a straw or from the glass’s rim.


This recipe calls for only five ingredients making it easy to create at home*. You will need:

  • 50ml 1 Part Tequila (Blanco)
  • 25ml ½ Parts Cointreau or any triple sec
  • 25ml ½ Parts Lime juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Agave syrup
  • 6 Cups of ice
  • Optional: Sea salt flakes, chili powder

*This drink requires a blender to make.

How to Make Margarita Frozen

If you don’t like your Margarita glasses with rims dipped in salt, feel free to skip to step 2.

1. Prepare your Margarita glass (optional):

  • Get a lime wedge (you can use one of the leftover wedges from juicing).
  • Run it around the edge of the glass.
  • Pour some salt on a small plate/bowl (you can mix with a bit of chili powder to make chili salt).
  • Dip the glass and twist to coat.
  • Shake off any excess.

2. Mix the ingredients:

  • Pour the tequila, lime juice, triple sec and agave syrup in a blender with a handful of ice and blend until smooth.
  • Serve into the glass and garnish with a lime slice.

2 Tips for Making the Best Margarita Recipe Frozen

If you want to reach the excellence with this refreshing cocktail you just need to make sure you apply these two simple tips:

  1. Use quality Blanco tequila: All delicious margaritas have one thing in common they start with a top-quality tequila made from 100% agave. 
  1. Opt for freshly squeezed lime juice: cocktails are loved for their freshness, making it all the more reason you should try using only the freshest ingredients.

Everyone loves enjoying a nice cocktail made with a premium spirit, right? Why don’t you give yourself a gift with our own Altos Margarita recipe. It’s made with 100% agave tequila and it’s very easy to prepare. Discover how can you make it!

Recipe Altos Margarita

Other Elaborations of the Frozen Margarita Recipe

Here are some interesting frozen tequila recipes worth trying once you’ve mastered the basic recipe:

Frozen Strawberry Margarita Recipe

Fruity, sweet and juicy, strawberries are the perfect addition to a Margarita. 

To make a serving of Frozen Strawberry Margarita, you will need:


  • 3 Tablespoons Tequila
  • 1 Tablespoon triple sec
  • 2 Ounces (60ml) frozen strawberry syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons of frozen limeade concentrate


  1. Pour the tequila, triple sec, strawberry syrup and the limeade concentrate in a blender with ice
  2. Blend until smooth
  3. Serve in Margarita glasses with rims dipped in sugar.

Frozen Watermelon Margarita

Watermelons are known for their profound hydration power a characteristic much needed in a summer cocktail.

To make a glass of Frozen Watermelon Margarita, you will need:


  • 50ml 1 Part Tequila (Blanco)
  • 25ml ½ Parts triple sec
  • 25ml ½ Parts Lime juice
  • 1 cup chopped watermelon frozen


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into rimmed glasses (optional) and garnish with a watermelon and lime slice.
  3. Enjoy your drink!

Mango Frozen Margarita Recipe

When ripe, mangoes are some of the sweetest fruits. And besides tasting sweet, they have a range of tastes from floral to citrusy, depending on the mango.

To make Mango Frozen Margarita, you will need:


  • 2 Cups (320 grams) mango chunks frozen
  • 3 Ounces (88 ml) tequila, preferably silver tequila
  • 1 Ounce (29.5 ml) triple sec*
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 1-2 Tablespoons agave syrup to taste


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Taste and adjust accordingly with either the tequila or agave syrup.
  3. Serve into prepared Margarita glasses and garnish with a lime wedge and a sprig of fresh mint (optional).

*As we already have the mangoes doing quite an excellent job of balancing the tequila, triple sec isn’t a must for this recipe.

Frozen Pineapple Margarita

Fully ripe pineapples are delightfully sweet and fruity, tasting like a fusion between citrus and apple. So, it’s a fantastic addition to a Margarita.

To make this tropical Margarita, you will need:


  • 50ml 1 Part Silver tequila
  • 25ml ½ Parts triple sec
  • 50ml 1 Parts Lime juice
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup of ice
  • Optional: Mint leaves for garnishing


  1. Combine everything in a blender and blend until smooth and frothy
  2. Serve, garnish and enjoy!

Frozen Lime Margarita Recipe

The Frozen Limeade Margarita is an easy recipe anyone can make at home. 

These are the things you will need:


  • 1 1/2 ounces tequila
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec
  • 2 ounces sour mix
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Lime wedge, for garnish

*As lime is the star fruit in this recipe, try using freshly squeezed lime juice.


  1. Pour the ingredients into a blender with ice and blend until smooth.
  2. Serve into prepared glasses and garnish with the lime wedge.
frozen strawberry margarita

How to Make Another Frozen Margarita Variation

Speaking of delicious margaritas, the Altos Margarita recipe makes some of the tastiest and smoothest margaritas frozen. Many bartenders have heralded this Margarita recipe as one of the best tequila drinks

Our version uses Olmeca Altos Plata an unaged tequila made from 100% agave grown in Los Altos highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. So, if you want to enjoy an even more summery cocktail, you just need to add some ice to our recipe and use a blender. It has just three ingredients: Altos Plata tequila, local citrus and local honey to taste. This makes the preparation easy, even for beginners!