Snowblower Holiday Cocktail (Coconut Mezcal White Margarita)
You will be BLOWN AWAY by our decadent Coconut Mezcal White Margarita. The Snowblower blends smokey Mezcal cocktail flavor with icy coconut cream, lime and vanilla. All of this goodness is accentuated by a cheeky cocktail rim that is 1/2 sparkly white, and 1/2 yummy and edible snowblower debris. Your new favorite Margarita!
This easy White Christmas Margarita has a dreamy and frothy tropical flair that is the perfect antidote to the winter blahs. It is sure to be a hit at your Holiday party, or Happy Hour, and a great ‘Stay-cation’ Winter libation. Gorgeously garnished and outrageously sip-able. This is the White Christmas you have been looking forward to!
Our fun cocktail rim is 1/2 pure as the white driven snow, The other half appears a little dirty. Just like the seamier side of this recipe name!
Snowblower? Ok maybe we just shouldn’t ‘go down’ that way!… Just enjoy a delicious and creamy Coconut Mezcal Margarita (Just trying to keep it light for you Ho Ho Ho’s)
What do I need for the Snowblower Holiday Margarita recipe?
For the Creamy Coconut Margarita Cocktail
- 2 Fresh Limes
- Cream of Coconut
- Cointreau, Triple Sec or Grand Marnier
For the Garnish
- Sweetened Coconut
- White Sugar
- 2-3 Rosemary Sprigs
- Black Sesame seeds (or black or brown sprinkles)
Get into the Christmas spirit with this fun and tropical winter cocktail!
Frozen Coconut Margarita with Mezcal
Snowblower Holiday Cocktail
- 2 Margarita glasses
- 1 Tbsp Sugar
- 1 Tbsp Finely chopped sweetened Coconut
- 1 Tbsp Black Sesame seeds (or Black/Brown sprinkles)
- 1 Tbsp Finely chopped Rosemary
- 2 oz Fresh Lime juice approximately 2 limes
- 2 oz Cream of Coconut
- 1 oz Cointreau (or Triple Sec)
- 3 oz Mezcal
- 1 oz Vodka
- ½ Tbsp Vanilla
- 2 Cups Ice
Create your rim
- Combine your finely chopped coconut and white sugar in a bowl
- Combine your Rosemary and Black sesame seeds in a 2nd bowl
- Use a lime wedge to moisten the rim of your cocktail glass
- Gently roll and press ½ the rim in the white coconut mix. Press the mixture to the rim if needed.
- Roll the other ½ of the rim in the 'Road debris' Sesame and Rosemary mixture
- Repeat with the second glass
Create your cocktail
- Add your fresh squeezed juice to the blender
- Add the Cream of Coconut
- Add Cointreau, Mezcal, Vodka, Vanilla and Ice
- Blend thoroughly until the ice is fully crushed
- Pour the cocktails in your garnished glasses
Mix It Up:
- You can use your favorite Silver Tequila or Blanco Tequila in the Snowblower, but you will lose a little of the smoky flavor profile.
- If you prefer a cognac-based orange liqueur, try swapping out the Cointreau (which is brandy-based,) with Gran Marnier.
- Change your garnish and you have a White Christmas Margarita recipe or Mistletoe Margarita recipe. Sprigs of rosemary and sugared cranberries make a festive garnish for this perfect Holiday cocktail. Gorgeous- looks like Christmas.
- Swap out the Snowblower’s roadside garnish theme for a Lime wheel – and enjoy the coconut flavor of this refreshing drink all year long.
- You can use a shaker instead of a blender, and make this tasty cocktail served on the rocks
- Multiple the ingredients by 3, and make a large pitcher of this coconut and lime winter cocktail recipe
FAQs on Margaritas
What was the inspiration for the frozen Margarita?
The frozen Margarita was invented in 1971 by Mariano Martinez, a Dallas restaurateur who was inspired by the 7-Eleven Slurpee. His genius has influenced scores of tasty cocktails since.
What is a ‘Classic Margarita’?
The ‘Classic’ Margarita is a refreshing combination of tequila, fresh squeezed lime juice and orange liqueur.
The recipe specifically calls for one-and-a-half ounces of tequila blanco, three-quarters ounce of fresh lime juice and one ounce of orange liqueur.
As the most loved cocktail in the US- we enjoy the classic and many interesting variations in single cocktails and Pitcher Margaritas. A tangy concoction we have grown to love.
Does the quality of Tequila or Mezcal in a Margarita matter?
Yes, a more discerning palate will be able to taste a superior Margarita with a quality Tequila. A quality tequila is made from 100% blue agave. Margarita lovers have been combining higher quality, fresher ingredients, and better Tequilas and Mezcals for premium tasting Margaritas.
How many calorie are in a simple margarita?
The number of calories in your margarita can vary widely depending on how you make it and what ingredients are used, and of course, if the drink is served with ice cubes.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Data Central, there are 274 calories in an 8-ounce margarita on the rocks. The cocktail includes 36 grams of carbohydrates and 36 grams of sugar.
How do you make a frozen margarita?
Frozen Margaritas are a perfect cocktail for hot summer days. Pour the ingredients into a blender, add ice, and mix. You can keep it icy like a slushie or turn it into more of a blended frozen cocktail by blending it until it’s smooth (both are delicious Marg choices). A blender full of a batch cocktail is perfect for serving a crowd.
Why do you put an orange liqueur in a classic Margarita?
What if I wanted a more complex margarita?
Whether you prefer sweet, savory, or spicy, there is a Tequila or Mezcal cocktail recipe for you.
A frozen Coconut Margarita with Mezcal or White Margarita is a tropical twist on a classic cocktail
Adding pineapple juice or agave nectar can make your tequila cocktail a little sweeter.
In addition, Ginger can also be fun to experiment with as it walks a fine line between sweet and savory. Add cucumber, jalapeño, and cilantro for a savory cocktail with a touch of spice. Even better, add a dash of Tajin to a traditional salt rim of the glass and ramp up the zing factor.
How many Margaritas can I serve from a pitcher of Margaritas?
A large serving pitcher of Margaritas holds 60 ounces of cocktails. The Big Batch pitcher would yield approximately 5 12 oz, or 6 10 oz glasses.
How long do pitchers of Margaritas last in the refrigerator?
Margaritas for a crowd are always best when freshly made. Although, Margaritas will last 2-3 days in the refrigerator.
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