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strawberry margaritas for 4th of July
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Strawberry Margarita Recipe

A refreshing strawberry margarita recipe! It’s made with a strawberry simple syrup and fresh muddled strawberries. Perfect for spring and summer!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
2 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Drink
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 1 Cocktail
Calories: 467kcal
Author: Eden


Strawberry Margarita

  • 5 Strawberries Cut in half
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water

Strawberry Margarita

  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce strawberry simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce cointreau
  • 2 strawberries


Strawberry Simple Syrup

  • In a small saucepan combine equal parts sugar and water and 5 fresh strawberries sliced in half.
  • Bring to a boil, then let simmer for about 5 minutes. Muddle the strawberries the sugar mixture once they’re tender. Don’t boil or cook too long or the mixture will be thick, making the margarita texture too thick.
  • Then, strain through a mesh strainer into a heatproof jar or container. Muddle the strawberries on the mesh strainer to get the flavor out. 
    strawberry simple syrup

Strawberry Margarita

  • In a cocktail shaker muddle two fresh strawberries in the bottom. Then add in tequila, lime juice, strawberry simple syrup, cointreau and a handful of ice. 
    muddling strawberries
  • Shake vigorously for 30 seconds to dilute the ingredients and get the ingredients nice and cold. 
    strawberry margarita in a cocktail shaker
  • Prepare your margarita glasses by wetting the rim with water then dipping them into a plate of sugar (we prefer for strawberry margaritas) or salt. 
  • Fill the prepared glass with ice and then strain the margarita into the glass. 
    pouring a margarita into a glass filled with ice
  • If you prefer the cocktail to be even more diluted, add a dash of sparkling water over the top! 


Don't cook the simple syrup too long as you don't want a thick consistency.
Add more lime or tequila if you prefer. 
Rim the glass with salt or sugar. We prefer sugar for this margarita. 
Substitute cointreau for triple sec or fresh orange juice. 
Add a splash of sparkling water if you want to dilute the cocktail even more. 


Calories: 467kcal | Carbohydrates: 80g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 75g | Vitamin A: 24IU | Vitamin C: 58mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg