Cherry Limeade Margarita Recipe

This Cherry Limeade Margarita is great year round, but it is especially delicious around the holidays.

Entertaining during the holidays can be a wonderful way to spend time with your friends and family. Of course, serving the same thing over and over again can get boring. Why not change things up with some new treats? If you’re looking for a festive drink this holiday season, this Cherry Limeade Margarita is sure to fit the bill. It’s not only got great color, but the tangy flavors of cherry and lime will make your taste buds sing.

Cherry Limeade Margarita Recipe

This is the perfect drink to make at holiday parties. It can be enjoyed all the way through New Year’s Eve and is also perfect for the summer holidays. It’s a drink that can truly be enjoyed year round but looks so festive with the red and green during the holiday season.

Cherry Limeade Margarita Recipe

Everyone is sure to love this margarita and, best of all, margaritas aren’t exactly what people think of at Christmas. That’s why this drink is so perfect. It’s completely unexpected, but everyone will be asking for more.

Cherry Limeade Margarita Recipe

To make this drink even more festive, serve it in holiday glasses that have beautiful holiday designs in red and green. You could also use red and green colored sugar to rim the glasses. It all depends on how much effort you want to put into making this drink as festive as possible.

Cherry Limeade Margarita Recipe

Cherry Limeade Margarita


  • 0.5 oz lime juice
  • 0.5 oz agave nectar
  • 1.5 oz tequila
  • 3.5 oz cherry limeade soda
  • 0.5 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 0.5 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • Lime slices and a Maraschino cherry for garnish
  • Maraschino cherry juice optional


1. Press a wedge of lime against the rim of a serving glass, then dredge the rim of the glass through a mixture of, coarse sea salt, and granulated sugar. Set aside.

2. In a cocktail shaker add lime juice, agave nectar, tequila and lots of ice.

3. Secure the lid on the cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.

4. Strain into the prepared serving glass.

5. Top with cherry limeade soda, stir slightly with a cocktail spoon.

6. Garnish with a maraschino and a wheel of lime.

7. Drizzle with Maraschino cherry juice (optional)

8. Serve.

Cherry Limeade Margarita Recipe

Cherry Limeade Margarita Tips

  • Do not prepare the margarita until ready to drink.
  • Do not overfill the cocktail shaker.
  • Start with crushed ice instead of whole ice cubes.
  • Serve in chilled glasses.
  • Always drink responsibly, and never drink and drive.

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