Frosty Citrus Margaritas – Perfect for the Holidays!

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Frosty Citrus Margaritas! A grown up blend of tequila, Grand Marnier, orange and lime juice, coconut milk and ice. A creamy, dairy-free twist to the classic Mexican cocktail that will bring plenty of cheer!

Christmas is just 11 days away and I’m sure your holiday gatherings are kicking into high gear. With winter citrus piling in at the market, I thought a deviation from all the chocolate and peppermint beverages would be a refreshing switch.

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Frosty Citrus Margaritas

Usually we think of cooling off with margaritas during those hot summer months, but this creamy, citrusy twist is perfect this time of year. They will certainly warm you up from the inside out. ?

I’ve been making the most of these satsuma mandarins while they’re around, as in my last post Orange & Honey Glazed Shrimp.

Gotta love these sweet, seedless gems and their bright flesh. Nonetheless, you can use whatever variety of orange you like!

Satsuma oranges

These Frosty Citrus Margaritas come together quickly with all ingredients whipping up in a high-powered blender.  All you have to do is sugar-coat the glass rims, pour, and garnish to your hearts delight.

Hope you’re safely enjoying the spirit of the holiday season. Cheers, friends!! xo

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Recipe

Frosty Citrus Margaritas

These Frosty Citrus Margaritas are a grown up blend of tequila, Grand Marnier, orange and lime juice, coconut milk and ice. A creamy, dairy-free twist to the classic Mexican cocktail that will bring plenty of cheer!
Course Drinks
Cuisine Cocktails
Keyword christmas cocktail, citrus margarita, holiday cocktail, margaritas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Kim Peterson

Ingredients

  • 14- ounce can lite coconut milk
  • 8 ounces silver tequila
  • 6 ounces Grand Marnier or other orange liqueur
  • cup fresh orange juice
  • cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 cups ice
  • Orange or lime wedges for rimming glasses
  • Granulated sugar for rimming glasses on a plate
  • Orange and lime slices for garnish
  • Sprigs of thyme or rosemary for garnish

Instructions

  • Combine coconut milk, tequila, orange liqueur, orange and lime juice, and ice in a high-powered blender.
  • Begin on low at first and increase speed gradually. Blend until smooth.
  • Rub orange or lime wedges around rims of 6 margarita glasses and dip in sugar.
  • Pour the margarita mixture into the glasses. Garnish with orange and lime slices and sprigs of thyme or rosemary. Cheers!

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