No money for spring break?
Classic Frozen Margarita

Spring break might be the ultimate party week, but what if a big vacation is not in the budget? Stay home and have a party!

Bring the party to
your house!

It's tequila time! Don't miss out on all the fun if you can't make it to Mexico this year. Bring the party home with these five tequila cocktail recipes that will be sure to help you have fun without all the sun!

Classic frozen margarita recipe

No tequila roundup would be complete without a classic margarita. Served frozen, this drink will help you have fun all week long!

Serving size 1 pitcher


  • 6 ounces tequila
  • 3 ounces triple sec
  • 4 ounces frozen limeade concentrate
  • Ice


  1. Blend all ingredients in mixer until combined.
  2. Rim glass with salt, pour in margarita and enjoy!
  3. Store in freezer to keep frozen.

Bloody maria recipe

This cocktail is a twist on the classic bloody mary. It pairs perfectly with brunch and is also great for sipping by the pool!

Serving size 1 drink


  • 3 ounces tequila
  • 1-3 dashes Tabasco sauce
  • 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 dashes celery salt
  • 3 cracks fresh pepper
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish (optional)
  • 6 ounce tomato juice
  • Lime wedge
  • Celery stalk


  1. Add ingredients in a large glass over ice.
  2. Top with tomato juice and stir until combined.
  3. Garnish with lime wedge and celery stalk.

Tequila sunrise recipe

This classic '70s drink is making a comeback! How can you go wrong with orange juice, tequila and grenadine?

Tequilla sunrise

Serving size 1 drink


  • 2 parts orange juice
  • 1 part tequila
  • Splash of grenadine
  • Ice
  • Orange slice
  • Maraschino cherry


  1. Pour orange juice and tequila over ice. Stir.
  2. Slowly pour grenadine into drink. It should sink to the bottom.
  3. Add orange slice and cherry as a garnish.

Tequila and tonic recipe

Tonic isn't just for gin! Give a boost to your tequila with a little tonic and a squeeze of lime!

Serving size 1 drink


  • 1 part tequila
  • 2 parts tonic water
  • Ice
  • Lime wedge


  1. In a glass, pour tequila and tonic over ice.
  2. Squeeze lime over drink, stir and enjoy!

Paloma recipe

Wildly popular in Mexico, this drink is delicious and tart. Traditionally it's made with grapefruit flavored soda, but I ditched the store bought soda and made it 100 percent natural.

Serving size 1 drink


  • 2 parts tequila
  • 3 parts fresh squeezed ruby red grapefruit juice
  • Lime wedge
  • Ice
  • Seltzer water


  1. Pour tequila and grapefruit juice over ice and stir.
  2. Squeeze lime wedge into drink and top with a splash of seltzer water.

More tequila recipes

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Tequila express cocktail
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Comments on "5 Tequila cocktails"

Hank April 02, 2013 | 5:00 AM

what was the recipe for the Tequila cocktail Dr. OZ made the other day with the women from the Jersey Shore show?. It was made with grapefruit , tequila an lime,need to know the proportions.

Robert Speirs July 16, 2012 | 4:27 PM

What is not "natural" about grapefruit soda? Where did it come from? Mars?

Willie Wonka March 05, 2012 | 7:24 PM

The Frozen Margarita really sounds good, I will have to try that one.

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