Red White and Blue Margarita

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This Red White and Blue Margarita recipe is such a colorful and delicious cocktail for the 4th of July! Every layer is made with signature alcohol and flavor that fits each color.

Red White and Blue Margaritas on a blue wooden table.

4th of July Margarita

This recipe has 3 different colored layers that are flavored sweet and sour. It is so simple to throw together and tastes so good! This is an eye-popping drink that will have anyone hooked and ready to try! A drink like this is always on the menu for my family every year.

Key Ingredients You’ll Need

  • Alcohol: You will need Tequila and Triple Sec for the red layer. Next, Tequila, and Grand Marnier for the white layer. Finally, Blue Curacao Liqueur for the blue layer.
  • Flavoring: You will need a sweet and sour mix for the red and blue layer and a coconut mix for the white layer.

How To Make Red White and Blue Margaritas

  • Prepare the glass. Dip the rim of the glass in some simple syrup, then into the cake sprinkles of your choice. Place it aside.
  • Make the red mixture. Add the tequila, triple sec, red Grenadine, sweet and sour mix, and ice into a blender and combine on low until smooth. Place into the prepared glass and set in the freezer to chill.
Adding the red layer.
  • Make the white mixture. Add the tequila, grand Marnier, coconut mix, and ice into a blender and combine on low until smooth. Pour on top of the red mixture into the glass.
Adding the white layer to the glass.
  • Make the blue mixture. Add the blue curacao, sweet and sour mix, and ice into a blender and combine on low until smooth. Add on top of the white mixture, garnish, and serve. Enjoy!
Red White and Blue Margaritas garnished with sprinkles and fresh fruit.

What Garnishes work best for Red White and Blue Margaritas?

The best option for a drink like this is to coat the rim in simple syrup and coat it with red, white, and blue sprinkles or colored sugar. You can also top it with colorful fruits like blueberries, strawberries, or coconut. Another great option for a white topping with fruit is my homemade whipped cream!

Tips & Tricks

  • Chill the glass so your drink stays cool for longer.
  • Add food coloring to each layer for a more vibrant color if desired.
  • Add fruit to each layer if desired
  • You can double, triple, quadruple, etc. the recipe.
The recipe on a wooden table.

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Red White and Blue Margarita

This Red White and Blue Margarita recipe is such a colorful and delicious cocktail for the 4th of July! Every layer is made with signature alcohol and flavor that fits each color.
Servings: 1 8 oz glass
Prep: 12 minutes
Total: 12 minutes

Ingredients
  

Red layer

  • ½ oz Tequila
  • ½ Triple Sec
  • ½ oz Grenadine
  • 1 oz Sweet and Sour Mix
  • 1 cup Ice

White layer

  • ½ oz Tequila
  • ½ oz Grand Marnier
  • 1 oz Coconut mix
  • 1 cup Ice

Blue layer

Garnish:

  • cake sprinkles Red white and blue
  • Simple syrup

Instructions

  • Dip your glass in simple syrup and then into either the cake sprinkles. Set to the side.

Red Layer:

  • In a blender add the tequila, triple sec, red Grenadine, sweet and sour mix, and ice. Blend on low speed until well combined and smooth. Pour the red mixture into the glass and place in the freezer. Freeze until the next layer is made.

White Layer:

  • In a blender add the tequila, grand Marnier, coconut mix, and ice. Blend on low speed until well combined and smooth. Por the white layer on top of the red layer.

Blue Layer:

  • In a blender add the blue curacao, sweet and sour mix, and ice. Blend on low speed until well combined and smooth. Pour the blue layer on top of the white layer. Garnish and enjoy

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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 0.01g | Fat: 0.04g | Saturated Fat: 0.02g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 9mg | Sugar: 11g | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.04mg

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