Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Chocolate Margarita: National Margarita Day

Today is National Margarita Day, a holiday easy to celebrate. Of course, this being, it has to be a Chocolate Margarita. Following are two different recipes. Let me know which you like best! Both recipes suggest chocolate rims. How about adding a little salt to the rim mixture? Salt will bring out the chocolate and make this a bit more similar (ok, not all that similar) to a traditional margarita.

A simple recipe from  (Per serving)


1 1/2 ounces Tequila
1 ounce Godiva liquor
3/4 ounce cream or half & half
1 Tbsp Hershey’s syrup
2 ounces orange juice

Shaker, not blender: Throw the ingredients into your shaker for a few quick shakes and pour into a margarita glass with crushed oreos lining the rim! Enjoy!

And, from Marcela Valladolid at This recipe is for a crowd:


To rim the glasses:
Chocolate syrup
Finely chopped Mexican or bittersweet chocolate

1/2 cup chocolate syrup1 cup (8 ounces) tequila
1/2 cup (4 ounces) chocolate liqueur (recommended: Godiva)
1/3 cup heavy cream
1/3 cup orange liqueur
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

To rim the glasses: Put the syrup and chopped chocolate into 2 small dishes. Moisten the rims of 4 margarita or martini glasses with the chocolate syrup. Dip them in the Mexican chocolate until coated. Set aside.

Margarita: Combine all of the ingredients, except ice, in a pitcher. Working in batches, transfer the mixture to a shaker full of ice. Shake and pour into the prepared glasses. Serve cold.


Beth Groundwater said...

Who cares which is best?! I say have one of each to celebrate the holiday. :)

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Those are delightful drinks! I love the idea.



~~louise~~ said...

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Did I tell you how much I loved that comment? I know it's a day late and a Margarita Day short but I just couldn't resist!

Thanks for sharing, Janet. For sure a keeper!!!

Janet Rudolph said...

Love it, Louise.

Sell WoW Accounts said...

WoW! i think this drink is so delicious. .=)