Fiesta-Ready Mexican Drink Recipes
Get the party started quickly with this Mexican fruit drink that calls for just three ingredients, plus ice and salt. If you’re watching your sugar consumption, try the fizzy cocktails with grapefruit sparkling water instead of soda. With tequila and lime juice also in the mix, you probably won’t even notice the difference.
Carrot Mexican Mule
Quick Horchata Cocktail
Take a break from margarita recipes and mix up horchata cocktails instead! Adding light-color rum turns this classic creamy drink into an adults-only Mexican rice drink fit for any fiesta. For a booze-free beverage, substitute the rum with an equal amount of almond or rice milk.
These Mexican tequila drinks get a one-two punch of spicy and savory via chipotle pepper sauce and Worcestershire sauce. The heat is really on—in the best way—once you add four jalapeños.
Raspberry or Mango Spritz-ade Cocktails
Micheladas for a Crowd
Mexican Hot Coffee Cocktails
Tamarind Agua Fresca
Take your bloody mary south of the border by blending chopped tomatoes with lime juice, jalapeño peppers, and tequila. Garnish with a classic stalk of celery, a lime wedge, or even a sliced pepper. If you’re counting calories, this is a smart Mexican tequila drink—all of that produce means that each Sangrita has just 69 calories.
We know, avocado in a margarita sounds a little crazy. But the concept is making waves for good reason! It proves that avocados, cilantro, and jalapeños aren’t just good for guac. Blend them into this Mexican drink for luscious texture and a just-right amount of freshness and kick. Raise a glass while munching on your favorite Mexican appetizers.
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. Its punchy color and nutritious ingredients make this an ideal Mexican drink for kids.
Make-Ahead Frozen Margaritas
Introducing one of the best Mexican drink recipes for entertaining. Blend as many batches of the frozen drink as you need (each makes six cups) the night before and freeze until guests arrive. When you're ready, just pull one out of the freezer and shake for instant spirit!
Come summer, few easy Mexican drink recipes feel more fitting than this punch recipe. It shines a spotlight on all sorts of seasonal garden goodies, including basil, cucumber, and jalapeños. To hint at the flavors inside, garnish with thin cucumber slices and fresh herbs.
Mexican Hot Chocolate
There's nothing better than sipping a piping hot bevvy on a cold day. This homemade Mexican chocolate drink makes the experience even warmer by adding a dash of cinnamon. Follow the recipe as-is for a Mexican drink for kids, and if the 21+ crowd is feeling festive, add a splash of tequila.
Tequila Sunrise Margarita
Wake up your margarita routine with this sunrise-inspired riff on the popular Mexican drink. Nope, you don't need to be an expert mixologist to stun your guests with this pretty sip. Unlike classic margaritas, this version gets its bright color from orange juice and a splash of grenadine, which create the easy layers.
This Mexican cocktail is made for lager lovers. It combines Mexican beer with tomato juice, chipotle pepper sauce, and cayenne pepper for a spicy new spin on the classic drink. Enjoy the Mexican beer drink at happy hour or instead of a bloody mary at brunch—there’s no wrong time for a Michelada!