Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Best Ever Frozen Margarita

No party is complete without the Best Ever Frozen Margarita made with Jose Cuervo Gold. It is a perfectly sweet frozen cocktail (with a simple recipe) that will transport you to Margaritaville!

This Classic Margarita is just what the doctor ordered and I could hear him in my head as I was sitting out next to my beautiful garden with Margaritaville playing in my head.  {{Love ya Dr. Jimmy!}}

"I blew out my flip-flop
Stepped on a pop-top
Cut my heel, had to cruise on back home
But there's booze in the blender
And soon it will render
That frozen concoction that helps me hang on"

Some sounds and smells take you back to fond memories and this combination was one.  Visiting in Florida we went to Orlando with my family. 

It rained like crazy, I broke my flip flops and we ran into Margaritaville.  It was such a great time!  I remember that margarita as it was the first one I ever had. Well, Chad's was even better!

Hope you enjoy, and may your Margarita transport you somewhere fabulous!

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Helpful Tips to make The Classic Frozen Margarita:

  • Use crushed ice to make the job easier on your blender!
  • Add liquids first and the ice on top.
  • Start on low and slowly increase the speed.
  • Don't overblend or you will end up with a watery cocktail.

What you will need to make The Classic Frozen Margarita:

  • Blender - You can use any blender, but I absolutely love this one! I use it for ice cream, smoothies, soups, my tomato sauce and naturally this milk shake.


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The Classic Frozen Margarita

No party is complete without the Classic Frozen Margarita made with Jose Cuervo Gold. It is a perfectly sweet frozen cocktail (with a simple recipe) that will transport you to Margaritaville!


  • 4 ounces Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila
  • 2 ounces Triple Sec
  • 2 ounces Lime Juice (fresh squeezed or Rose's Lime Juice)
  • 1 ounce simple syrup (1/2 water, 1/2 sugar heated until it becomes a syrup)
  • ice
  • coarse salt (for rimming your glasses)
  • lime juice (for rimming your glasses)


  1. Rim margarita glasses in lime juice and then dip in course salt.  Set aside.
  2. Add ingredients and 3 cups of ice to blender (adjusting to personal preference).  Blend together until mixture becomes a thick slush.
  3. Pour into rimmed glasses and garnish with a lime slice!
  4. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe developed by Chad Elick - The Slow Roasted Italian
Copyright ©2012 The Slow Roasted Italian – All rights reserved.

Originally published 4/12/12

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  1. UGH. This sounds perfect and I am bummed that I couldn't go sit in the garden with you last night! We need to plan it for next week, k?

  2. I need a few of those! NOW!

  3. What a fantastic looking, icy cold cocktail! Texas summers will definitely demand something like this every day. Thanks for sharing. Your photos are beautiful!

  4. Oh, I LOVE margaritas! Yours look fabulous!!! Just perfect~

  5. This margarita look delicious, perfect!

  6. You can never go wrong with a fresh, classic margarita! One of my favorite cocktails. Your salted rim is perfect--I can never get mine to look like that, haha. Now I'm going to have that song stuck in my head for a while. ;)

  7. This is the ultimate, perfect margarita! is it summertime yet?! who am i kidding, i drink margaritas all year round. sometimes i just want the classic. no frillers, flavors, etc. thanks for the recipe :)

  8. Was going about my business this morning and remembered I forgot Ladies Night! This is a classic!

  9. I definitely drink margaritas year round and now I have liver problems. Here is how I make my margaritas:

    1000 ml tequila

    Hope you enjoy!

  10. Having the first one ive ever made myself got to say I did a wonderful job!

    1. I am so happy you love it! This is one of my favorites.

  11. Tried the Peach Margarita a few weeks ago and everyone loved them. A perfect drink for warm weather!

  12. hello , question how do i incorporate watermelon???

  13. Instead of mixing with ice in the blender we pour it over ice cubes. Add about 1/2 ounce more or less extra simple syrup to sweeeten a little more. This is DELICIOUS!

    1. Holli@TheSlowRoastedItalianSeptember 28, 2017 at 10:44 AM

      Thank you! So happy you enjoy it!


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