Fiesta-Ready Mexican Drink Recipes

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There's a lot more to Mexican drinks than just margaritas! Don't miss out on trying palomas, sangrita, horchata, and more! No matter what time of year (or day!), we have Mexican drink recipes that will dazzle guests at your next fiesta.

Palomas

Be your own bartender and shake up a batch of these fizzy tequila-based cocktails for your next fiesta. Just mix tequila, lime juice, and salt, then serve with a splash of grapefruit-flavor soda.

Mexican Hot Coffee Cocktails

Finally—a cocktail for coffee-lovers! This hot Mexican drink is spiked with coffee liqueur and tequila, then topped with a sweet coffee whipped cream. A pinch of chile pepper helps bring out the rich flavors in this hot coffee cocktail.

Tamarind Agua Fresca

Need a break from lemonade? Don't let tamarind's strong flavor scare you away from trying this popular Mexican agua fresca! This thirst-quenching drink is a favorite on sweltering days.

Sangrita

Take your bloody mary South of the Border by blending chopped tomatoes with lime juice, jalapeno peppers, and tequila. Garnish with a classic stalk of celery, a lime wedge, or even a sliced pepper.

Quick Horchata Cocktail

Take a break from margaritas and mix up Mexican horchata cocktails instead! Adding light-color rum turns this classic creamy drink into an adults-only cocktail fit for any fiesta.

Classic Margaritas

Who doesn't love sipping on a margarita? Luckily, you don't have to go out for happy hour to enjoy this favorite drink. Instead, make your own margaritas at home with just a handful of ingredients.

Make-Ahead Frozen Margaritas

You'll never have to go without a margarita again with this satisfying make-ahead version. When you're ready, just pull one out of the freezer, shake, and enjoy.

Berry Breakfast Atole

Traditionally, this berry-filled drink is served warmed and sprinkled with cinnamon. But if you'd rather make this creamy, fruity drink into a cool smoothie, just blend with ice before serving.

Pepinos

Forget classic cocktails—this bold Mexican beverage will impress guests with its combination of sweet and spicy flavors. Agave nectar and pineapple juice bring sweetness, while jalapeno chile peppers help kick this tequila cocktail up a few notches.

Watermelon Agua Fresca

For a Mexican drink that's picnic-ready, try this refreshing watermelon agua fresca. It's made by blending fresh watermelon, cold water, lime juice, and honey. There's no better drink to cool down with on a scorching-hot day!

Mexican Hot Chocolate

There's nothing better than sipping on piping hot chocolate on a chilly day—and this homemade Mexican version makes the classic drink even better by adding a dash of cinnamon. You're just 20 minutes away from curling up with a mug of Mexican hot cocoa!

Horchata

You'll never guess the secret ingredient in this Mexican drink recipe: rice! Mixing rice milk with sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon makes a sweet and creamy drink you can enjoy hot or cold.

Tequila Sunrise Margarita

You don't need to be an expert at mixing drinks to stun your guests with this gorgeous margarita. Unlike classic margaritas, this version gets its bright color from orange juice and a splash of grenadine.

Strawberry Margarita

Strawberry margaritas are almost as iconic as classic margaritas—and they're just as easy to make at home! Just add a blend of strawberries and tequila to other classic ingredients to give your margarita a fruity twist.

Caramelized Banana Champurrado

This is no ordinary hot chocolate. It has a hidden helping of fruit! Blend caramelized bananas into this thick Mexican hot chocolate for a sweet treat on a chilly day.

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This Mexican cocktail is perfect for beer fans! It combines Mexican beer with tomato juice, chipotle pepper sauce, and cayenne pepper for a spicy new spin on the classic drink.

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