Frozen Margarita

The frozen margarita is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that is both simple and flavorful, and has become a classic in its own right.

The Creation of The Margarita/Frozen Margarita

The origins of the margarita are somewhat unclear, but it is widely believed to have been created in the late 1930s or early 1940s. One of the most popular stories attributes its creation to a bartender in Acapulco, Mexico, who is said to have created the drink for an American socialite.

The classic margarita is made with tequila, triple sec, and lime juice, and is typically served either on the rocks or blended with ice to create a frozen margarita. The frozen margarita was invented in 1971 by a Dallas restaurateur named Mariano Martinez, who adapted a soft serve ice cream machine to make the frozen drink.

Today, the margarita is one of the most popular cocktails in the world, and is widely associated with Mexican cuisine and culture. It is enjoyed by millions of people every year and is a staple of many bars and restaurants.

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Whether served on the rocks or blended into a frozen drink, the margarita is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that has become a classic in its own right. So if you’re looking for a drink that is both simple and flavorful, the margarita is definitely worth a try.

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Frozen Margarita

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Recipe by Julian Solorzano Cuisine: Classic CocktailDifficulty: Easy ????




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  • Frost half the rim of a large goblet with lime and salt.
  • Combine all the remaining ingredients (except the garnish) in a blender.
  • Blend and pour into the frosted goblet.
  • Garnish with the lime wedge.

Recipe Video

Like your margarita unfrozen? Check out our margarita recipe here to find out to make a simple and delicious summertime margarita.

Written by Chris Harris, Staff Writer

Howdy. I’m Chris Harris. One of the writers here at Cocktail Hammer. I have a passion for all things food, wine, and mixology. When I’m not I’m behind the bar or writing for this awesome blog, you can find me riding my bike all across New York City.

Edited by Julian Solorzano, Staff Editor

Hailing from Queens, New York, Julian Solorzano served four years in the United States Air Force, traveling throughout Europe and experiencing the best of the local cultures, including their passion for good food and wine. He has since grown an appreciation for all things wine and mixology. Julian fuses that passion with his skills in writing, photography, and video production to share his passion with the world.

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