Two Watermelon Margarita Recipes

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Of course you need a Watermelon Margarita to cool off this summer! Especially for the Watermelon Fiesta. Make your margarita a party.

Make the star of your summer fiesta a watermelon margarita.

We have 2 recipes for you!

The first one (right), the Icy Watermelon Margarita has no simple syrup or added sugar –  just pure deliciousness. It is like a margarita slushie for adults!

Perfect for summer relaxation.

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watermelon margarita on the rocks

The second recipe, Watermelon Margarita on the Rocks (left), contains watermelon syrup, watermelon juice and your typical margarita ingredients.

There’s even a video to show you how to mix your margarita and rim the glass.

Now you’ve got everyone covered!

Icy Watermelon Margarita

Watermelon Margarita

Makes: 2 margaritas


  • 2 cups seedless watermelon, cubed and frozen
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 ounces silver tequila
  • 1 1/2 ounces lime juice
  • 1 ounce elderflower liqueur
  • pinch of salt
  • lime slices, for garnish


  1. In blender, combine watermelon, water, tequila, lime juice, elderflower liqueur and salt. Blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into two chilled margarita glasses and garnish with lime slices.

Watermelon Margarita on the Rocks


Makes: 2 margaritas

Watermelon Simple Syrup:

  • 2 cups seedless watermelon, cubed
  • 1 cup sugar

Watermelon Juice:

  • 2 cups seedless watermelon, cubed
  • 1/2 cup water


  • lime wedges
  • coarse salt
  • ice
  • 4 ounces silver tequila
  • 4 ounces watermelon juice
  • 2 ounces lime juice
  • 1 ounce watermelon simple syrup


  1. To make watermelon simple syrup: In small saucepan over medium heat, combine watermelon and sugar. Use potato masher to mash watermelon and sugar together, pushing out liquid and dissolving sugar. Simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Pour mixture through fine mesh sieve set over bowl or jar, pressing watermelon to extract all liquid. Set aside to cool completely.
  2. To make watermelon juice: In blender, combine watermelon and water. Blend until smooth then pour through fine mesh sieve set over bowl or jar.
  3. To assemble margaritas: use lime wedge to line rims of two glasses with juice. Dip glasses in coarse salt and carefully fill glasses with ice.
  4. Combine tequila, watermelon juice, lime juice and simple syrup in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until thoroughly chilled, about 30 seconds, and pour into prepared glasses. Garnish with lime wedges.

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