This frozen mango margarita is made from fresh mangoes and is a wonderful summer cocktail recipe.
These easy frozen mango margaritas are the classic cocktail filled with mango flavor and perfect for your next party. With just a few ingredients, you can enjoy this fun twist on a classic margarita.
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Why You Will Love This Recipe
Mangos are tasty and fresh mango is lovely. This easy margarita recipe is the perfect way to celebrate mango season.
This refreshing cocktail is perfect on a hot summer day.
This frozen margarita a great cocktail recipe for a Mexican fiesta or Cinco De Mayo. In fact, these go amazingly well with most Mexican foods - fish tacos, shrimp tacos, and carne asada tacos.
Ingredients for Easy frozen mango margarita recipe
- Fresh Mangoes - you will use real mango for this recipe.
- Lime Juice - always use fresh lime juice, it makes a hgh difference
- Tequila - use the best tequila you can afford. I like to use a tequila blanco or a silver tequila.
- Cointreau (is a a type of Triple Sec or orange liqueur that adds a bit of sweetness)
- Ice Cubes
- lime wedge
Sea Salt or Chili Powder for the glass rims (Optional)
See recipe card for quantities.
The full recipe instructions for this copycat recipe are in the recipe card, below but here is a step by step overview.
Peel and cut the mango into cubes.
Place cut mango on a cookie sheet and freeze it for 3 hours, or skip this step if you already have frozen mango.
Blend until a smooth texture is reached. Add more ice if necessary to get the consistency you want. Blend mango puree, orange liquor, lime juice and ice.
Pour the mango mixture into the glasses and garnish with a lime slice and mint leaves. Enjoy!
Tip: If desired, use a lime wedge to moisten the rims of the glasses and then dip the rims in a plate of salt or chili powder.
- frozen mango margarita - You can use frozen mango chunks as a substitute for fresh mango. Use 20 oz Frozen Mango (Cubed).
- pineapple margarita - use gluten free buns instead of white bread buns to make this gluten free
- mango nectar - You can use mango nectar from the grocery store in place of fresh mango.
You can also add some fresh juices for more mango tropia margaritas
- Mango Pineapple - add some pineapple juice
- Mango Orange - add some orange juice
- Mango Mocktail Margarita - add crushed potato chips (ketchup chips!)
- high-speed blender or juicer
- margarita glasses ( if you don't have a margarita glass you can use a mason jar)
Serving and Storage
You can use a flavored salt for the rim of the glass.
Store mango juice in an airtight container.
You can puree the mango juice ahead of time and store in the refrigerator. Then when ready to serve, you can use a blender or cocktail shaker to make.
Be sure to taste the margarita before serving. If you want a little more sweetness, you can add some simple syrup.
For a larger crowd, you can double or triple the mango margaritas recipe.
Fresh mango is ideal for making margaritas, but if you want a thicker consistency, frozen fruit can be used.
Yes, you can easily make a non-alcoholic version of a fresh fruit margarita by omitting the tequila and adding more fresh fruit juice or soda instead.
A: You can use agave nectar, honey, simple syrup, or another sweetener to sweeten it up.
More Margarita Recipes
Spicy Mango Margarita
- 4-5 Mangoes or 20 oz Frozen Mango Cubed
- 2 ounces Lime Juice
- 3 ounces Tequila
- 2 ounces Cointreau
- 2-3 handfuls Ice Cubes
- Sea Salt or Chili Powder for the glass rims Optional
Freezing Fresh Mango
- Step One: Cut the mango into cubes and freeze it for 3 hours, or skip to step 3 if you already have frozen mango.
- Step Two: Line a tray with parchment paper and place the mango cubes separated. Freeze for 2-4 hours. If you freeze the mango cubes separately, no big pieces will form, and it will be easier to blend.
- Step Three: Place the ice, frozen mango, lime juice, tequila, and Cointreau in a blender and blend until smooth.
- If the mixture is too thick to blend, let it sit and melt for a few minutes.
- Serve with a slice of mango and a straw.
I hope you loved this fun mango recipe.
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