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How To Make Margaritas (using real fruit)

Ever wonder how to make restaurant style margaritas at home?! These fruity, slushy margaritas are made using real fruit and are an absolutely perfect cocktail for sipping on!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: cocktail
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex Mex
Servings: 2
Calories: 583kcal
Author: Serene @ House of Yumm



Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar


  • ½ cup frozen fruit OR 3/4 ounce lime juice
  • ¼ cup simple syrup recipe above
  • ounce tequila
  • ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • 1 cup ice
  • lime wedges
  • coarse sugar/salt


Simple Syrup

  • Add the water and sugar to a small pot, heat over medium heat. Whisk while cooking. Once sugar is completely dissolved and mixture is clear, remove from heat and allow to cool.


  • Add the frozen fruit of choice, simple syrup, tequila, orange liqueur and ice to a blender. Blend for about 1 minute until completely mixed and no large chunks remain.
  • Run a lime wedge around the rim of the glasses. Dip into sugar or salt. Pour margarita into glass, serve and enjoy!



Calories: 583kcal | Carbohydrates: 136g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 135g | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 2mg