No one knows for sure who made the first margarita, but it’s a fact that today this delicious frozen cocktail is one of the most popular in the world. Its recipes vary greatly and you can find many places nearly at every resort that boast their own unique margaritas.
The crazy level of popularity this cocktail enjoys prompted the creation of equipment that allows everyone to make frozen margaritas at home. But this prompted another development in the legend surrounding the cocktail. If you love it and have one of the special margarita machines for home, you can use the device to make many amazing icy concoctions. They can be both alcoholic and not so everyone in your family can enjoy them. This is sure to be a great hit at parties.
Please note that the exact proportions will depend on your margarita machine’s size and requirements. Therefore, use these recipes as guidelines for what ingredients are best to mix in order to make fantastic drinks.
Alcoholic Drink Ideas to Use With Your Margarita Machine for Home
- 1 cup white tequila
- ½ cup Blue Curacao
- ½ cup fresh lime juice
- ¼ cup agave syrup
There is no denying the fact that blue drinks are attention-grabbers. This margarita will be a great choice for adult parties.
If you want more kick and want to avoid tequila, go for rum and make some frozen daiquiri.
- Fresh lime juice
- Simple syrup
- Frozen sliced strawberries
You can also never go wrong with a frozen pina-colada:
- Pineapple juice
- Coconut cream
- Fresh lime juice
Replace rum with vodka in this mix and add blue curacao. You’ll get chi-chi, which is another cocktail that will definitely impress your guests.
Finally, be sure to try blackberry-basil margarita, which is a flavor none will forget:
- 2 ounces blanco tequila
- ¼ cup frozen blackberries
- ½ ounces fresh lime juice
- 3 fresh basil leaves
- ½ teaspoon stevia
Non-Alcoholic Drink Ideas for a Margarita Machine
If you want something refreshing and not just sweet, try this:
- Frozen strawberries
- Agave nectar
- Lemonade concentrate
- Berry juice of your choice (just a splash)
Another option that is sure to win over hearts is non-alcoholic sangria:
- Pomegranate juice
- Orange juice
- Grape juice
- Iced tea
- Mix of cut apples, oranges, and lemons
And if you prefer some milk-based recipes, try the following mixture:
- 2 ¼ cup milk
- ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- ¾ cup sugar
Serve this frozen chocolatey goodness topped with whipped cream and chocolate syrup.