The Margarita is a classic cocktail, tequila-based and mixed with fresh lime juice and orange liquor. When coconut water is added to this mixture, it enhances the refreshing taste. This creamy, cool, refreshing Coconut margarita recipe is a love of all margarita lovers. Coconut pair best with the lime juice and the tequila, the best thing is the toasted coconut rim which gives a crunchy, tropical infusion to every sip. It is so simple to make. You just need only four ingredients and you can sip this drink in the sun all season long. It is the perfect summer drink.
It is a perfect mixture of sweet, sour, and salty. It has the great taste of coconut. Just one sip, of this unique tested coconut margarita, just pretends you and you will be thinking that you are just drinking this cocktail beach sideways. This drink is going to be your all-time favorite drink.
What is a Margarita?
Margarita means Daisy in Spanish and it was a Mexican drink. Later, it gets its popularity in the USA. Margarita is one of the most popular cocktails and consists of four ingredients sometimes with salt on the edge of the glass. This drink is usually served with shaken ice, blended ice, or without ice. This cocktail can be garnished with toasted coconut and a lime slice which adds a good presentation look to it. This drink can be served in all kinds of glasses from round goblets to sleek wine glasses. Margaritas are in different flavors and in a blend. All these are easy to make and you can it in your home as well. If you like tequila then you might not be new to margaritas. Some varieties are:
Spicy margaritas come in different types and you can consider some ingredients as you prefer. Some common ingredients you can consider are mandarin, jalapeno, cucumber, etc. You can add Mexican peppers to the margaritas
If you like the Strawberry, then you can add some strawberry puree to the margarita. You can add some honey to this for sweetness.
The mango option is perfect for this Mexican drink. Mango juice or mango puree is the best option to be added with the other ingredients.
Watermelon Margarita is the perfect balance of sweet, sour, and salty. With other ingredients add some watermelon puree and blend it well. You can now have an aromatic drink in your hand.
Here the magic will do the coconut water and coconut cream which is easily available in the market or you can prepare the cream on your own. This is the best drink for the summer as coconut water is full of electrolytes. It keeps you hydrated.
Ingredients to make a popular margarita Recipe:
Whenever you are preparing this Unique tested coconut margarita recipe you just make sure you are buying the right product. Here the main ingredient is cream of coconut. You should buy cream of coconut, not coconut cream. Cream of coconut is made with coconut cream and sugar and used in cocktails whereas coconut cream is unsweetened. Coconut cream has a strong flavor of coconut and is made from chilled coconut milk.
To prepare Coconut Margarita Recipe you just need these ingredients:
- 1 cup Coconut Water
- ¼ cup tequila
- 3tablespoon sweetened cream of coconut
- 1 cup of Ice cubes
- Toasted coconut
- Crushed ice
- ¼ cup fresh Lime juice
- Lime slice for garnishing
- Triple sec
Coconut Margarita VS Traditional Margarita
A Traditional margarita is just made of these main ingredients such as tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, sweet and sour mix, and kosher salt. It is the easiest form of cocktail and the main flavor of this drink is slime. To make this you just need to follow the instructions:
- You pour tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, sweet and sour mix, and the kosher salt into a cocktail shaker and shake well before serving into the glasses.
- Now add the kosher salt into this drink and divide among the serving glasses.
- For garnishing put the lime wedges across the rim of the cocktail glass and fill with ice.
On the other hand, a Coconut margarita is a healthier, delicious, and refreshing way to enjoy your tequila. Unlike traditional margaritas, the Coconut Margarita gets its sweetness from the coconut water and cream coconut which is added to it to enhance the taste whereas traditional margarita gets its sweetness from sugar syrup. There are also needed ingredients as in traditional margarita but here the special ingredient is the cream of coconut.
Step by Step Instructions for making Coconut Margarita Recipe
- In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add the tequila, triple sec, coconut water, cream of coconut, salt, and also lime juice. After that, you have to shake well to combine.
- Add ice to the serving glasses and divide the Coconut Margarita among the two glasses and
- Put the lime slice to the edge of the serving glasses for garnishing and roll it with the roasted coconut which gives the texture to it.
Frequently Asked Question
Is it alright if I only have Coconut milk instead of cream of coconut?
A can of full-fat coconut milk keep in the fridge overnight. Just open the can and pour the liquid off the top into another container. You can scoop out the thick, hardened part of the coconut cream left in the container. This cream can be used as a substitute for cream of coconut. You can try both to compare the taste.
Does Rock drink tequila every night?
Dwayne Johnson, Rock, an American professional wrestler, and actor, once confessed in an interview that tequila is his favorite drink, so he spends cheat days consuming tequila. He also admitted that on cheat days he drinks an occasional shot 1 or 2.
Is Tequila a healthy Alcohol?
Several types of research showed that tequila could reduce bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol. A little drink could be effective for your heart. Tequila could be a better drink among the other Alcohols as it contains zero sugar, zero carbohydrates, and low calories. However, drinking any Alcohol may increase your health issues. You should remember that moderate consumption is good.
Does tequila and coconut water go together?
The margarita is a typical and one of the most popular tequila-based cocktails. Adding the coconut water with the other ingredients like tequila, lime juice, triple sec and salt makes it more refreshing. It is a perfect blend of tastes. You will chill this taste of togetherness.
Coconut water is well known for its health benefits which is why it adds great flavor to cocktails. as a bonus, it helps to avoid hangovers when mixed with any drinks due to its natural hydrating properties. This Coconut Margarita recipe is just fabulous in taste as any other drink as the flavor of coconut doesn’t overwhelm the taste of other ingredients. This cocktail can be served at many events or occasions such as birthday parties, weekend get together or to enjoy a cocktail after a heavy day at work. So just prepare the drink and enjoy your day.