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Lavender Margarita

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This Lavender Margarita is a sweet drink that is made with a few simple ingredients. The combination of these ingredients creates a truly unique and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for Cinco de Mayo. 

Lavender Margarita in a serving glass with a straw, garnished with lime on the side.

One of the best things about this cocktail is that it is surprisingly simple to make, so you can whip it up in no time at all. If you love cocktails like this one, then you may also enjoy this Sugar Plum Fairy Cocktail recipe.

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Why Use Lavender In Cocktails? 

One of the things that I like about using lavender in a cocktail like this one is that lavender contains nutrients such as vitamin A, calcium, and iron. So, if you looking for a way to feel good about drinking your cocktail, this is the recipe for you.

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❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

This lavender cocktail is an incredibly refreshing and unique cocktail that is perfect for celebrating Cinco de Mayo. It’s made with a few simple ingredients and comes together quickly, making it a great choice for when you need a drink in a pinch. 

  •  It’s easy to make and you can substitute ingredients for what you have on hand.
  •  Since you rim the glass and make it look fancy, this recipe is fun to make.
  •  There will be cheers all around as your guests enjoy this unique cocktail.

If you love cocktail recipes like this one, then you may also enjoy this Strawberry Lemonade Margarita recipe.

🥘 Ingredients

You only need a few simple ingredients to help you make this delicious recipe. Gather these ingredients and get ready to enjoy this sweet cocktail in no time at all. 

  • Gold Tequila: Pick up a bottle of your favorite tequila while you are at the store. 
  • Cointreau: This is a brand of orange liqueur. It’s sweet smooth flavor adds a nice zing to your drink. 
  • Triple Sec: Pick up a bottle of triple sec while you are at the store. 
  • Sweet and Sour mix: You can find this in the drink aisle at your local grocery store or liquor store. 
  • Lavender Syrup: Pick up a bottle of this at your local specialty store, online, or even make your own lavender simple syrup at home. 
  • Lime: You will need a lime for a beautiful garnish.

You can find the full list of ingredients in the recipe card below.

🔀 Substitutions

If you don’t have all of the ingredients on hand, there are a few substitutions that you can make. 

Triple Sec: You can substitute this with equal parts orange juice and lime juice. 

Cointreau: If you don’t have any Cointreau, use 1/2 ounce of Grand Marnier or 1/2 ounce of Curacao. 

🌈 Variations / Options / Add-Ins

If you want to shake things up a bit and create a flavor combination that is uniquely yours, try adding some of the following ingredients. 

Honey: For a sweeter twist on this classic cocktail, add one tablespoon of honey to your mix. 

Peach: Replace the lime with peach slices for an added burst of sweetness.

If you want to try another cocktail with unique ingredients, try this Cotton Candy Margarita.

🥄 Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools

You only need a few simple bar tools to help you make this sweet drink. Gather these tools and get ready to sip on this lavender cocktail. 

🔪 How to Make Lavender Margarita 

Making this delicious beverage is so simple. Just follow the instructions below and you can sip on this sweet treat with friends and family in no time at all. 

Step 1: Get the simple syrup ready

Pour simple syrup onto a small plate.

Step 2: Add the sugar to a plate

Add the granulated sugar to another small plate. 

Step 3: Rim the glass

Rim your glass with simple syrup and then dip the rim of your glass in sugar until the entire edge is covered. 

Step 4: Add the ice

Fill your glass 3/4 full with ice.

Step 5: Add the remaining ingredients

Pour the Tequila, Triple Sec, Sweet and Sour mix, and Lavender syrup into a glass; stir lightly to combine. Top it off with the Cointreau.

Step 6: Garnish and serve

Garnish with a lime wedge and enjoy.

Two Lavender Margaritas in a serving glass with straw, garnished with lime on the side.

🍽️ Serving Suggestions

I love to serve this delicious dish with a main course like these Chicken Slow Cooker Enchiladas or these Air Fryer Cheese Enchiladas.

Lavender Margarita in a serving glass with a straw, garnished with lime on the side.

👩‍🍳 Pro Tips

Here are a few tips and ideas that you can use to make this drink turn out just the way you like it. 

  • You can also use this recipe to make a frozen margarita. Just blend all the ingredients together with ice to create a slushy frozen drink. 
  • Add some berries or herbs, like basil or mint, for an extra flare. 
  • If you aren’t a fan of a sweet rim, you can rim your glass with salt instead. 
  • You could also garnish with fresh lavender if you want a little extra flare.

❓ Recipe FAQs

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions for this recipe.

How do I store this cocktail?

Store the leftovers in an airtight container and keep it refrigerated for up to 3 days.

What makes a margarita taste better?

Instead of using an orange-flavored liqueur, try squeezing the juice from an orange.

What does lavender taste like?

Lavender has a floral aroma and flavor, with hints of citrus and sweet. It is often used in desserts for its fragrant floral notes.  

Can I use vodka instead?

Yes, you can use vodka instead of tequila if you prefer.

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📋 Recipe

Lavender Margarita

Corinne Schmitt
This Lavender Margarita is sweet with nice floral hints that will wow your friends and family.
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Beverages
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Drink
Calories 453 kcal

Equipment

  • small plates
  • Cocktail glasses

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Pour simple syrup onto a small plate.
  • Add the granulated sugar to another small plate.
  • Rim your glass with simple syrup and then dip the rim of your glass in sugar until the entire edge is covered. 
  • Fill your glass 3/4 full with ice.
  • Pour the Tequila, Triple Sec, Sweet and Sour mix, and Lavender syrup into a glass; stir lightly to combine. Top it off with the Cointreau.
  • Garnish with a lime wedge and enjoy.

Notes

  • You can also use this recipe to make a frozen lavender margarita. Just blend all the ingredients together with ice to create a slushy frozen drink. 
  • Add some berries or herbs, like basil or mint, for an extra flare. 
  • If you aren’t a fan of a sweet rim, you can rim your glass with salt instead. 
  • You could also garnish with fresh lavender if you want a little extra flare.

Nutrition

Serving: 1DrinkCalories: 453kcalCarbohydrates: 64gProtein: 0.1gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.02gSodium: 64mgPotassium: 38mgSugar: 58gCalcium: 5mgIron: 1mg
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