Margarita Mocktail Recipe

Margarita Mocktail Recipe

In honor of National Margarita Day yesterday, we thought we’d share a delicious and refreshing margarita mocktail recipe. Margaritas are typically made with tequila; however, we’re almost certain that this version sans the tequila will have you asking for another round. The fresh grapefruit juice adds the flavor kick you usually get from alcohol.

You can also experiment with other flavors. If you don’t like limeade, try a strawberry or watermelon flavor. Instead of grapefruit juice, try adding lime juice for a kick. If you like it spicy, add a few jalapeno slices for a nice kick of heat. Don’t be afraid to experiment.

We recommend having a salt rim or lemon and lime flavors and sugar for strawberry and watermelon. Either way, your margaritas will be enjoyable and tasty.

Mocktails offer a refreshing and health-conscious alternative for individuals seeking enjoyable beverage options without the presence of alcohol. These concoctions not only cater to those abstaining from alcohol but also provide a vibrant array of flavors and ingredients that can be equally satisfying. Embracing mocktails can contribute to better overall health, as they are typically lower in calories and devoid of the negative effects associated with alcohol consumption.

Mocktails also allow individuals to partake in social gatherings without compromising their commitment to sobriety or a healthier lifestyle. With an endless variety of creative combinations involving fresh fruits, herbs, and inventive syrups, mocktails offer a delightful and guilt-free way to elevate the drinking experience, proving that enjoyment need not be sacrificed for a responsible and health-conscious choice.

Frozen Margarita Mocktail Recipe


  • 1 lime wedge
  • 1 pinch coarse salt or coarse sugar
  • 1 (6-ounce) can of frozen limeade concentrate
  • ¾ cup orange juice
  • ⅔ cup unsweetened grapefruit juice
  • 25 to 30 small ice cubes (about 4 cups)
  • Lemon or lime slices for garnishing


  1. Rub the lime wedge along the rim of the glass.
  2. Dip the glass rim in a shallow dish of either course salt or sugar (your preference). Shake off excess.
  3. Combine limeade, orange juice, and grapefruit juice in a blender and blend until smooth.
  4. Gradually add ice cubes and blend until slushy.
  5. Pour into glass and garnish with citrus slice if desired.
  6. Enjoy.
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