Cone Head: Margarita Snow Cones for Cinco de Mayo

Margarita Snow Cones for Cinco de Mayo! #snowcones #margaritarecipe #uniquecocktails
Had to get one last Cinco de Mayo recipe in before this Saturday. And this one is sooo delicious…combining a childhood favorite with an adulthood fave: margarita snow cones!

They’re a great for any summer celebration… Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, or any other day of the year. Click through for the quick and easy recipe idea.

Summer cocktail idea... Margarita Snow Cones (for Cinco de Mayo). #cocktailrecipe #summer #margaritas

Special Tools Needed for Margarita Snow Cones

One thing that’s essential to any snow cone recipe, spiked or not, is a snow cone maker. And there are tons of options on Amazon from down and dirty (cheap and ugly but get the job done) to fancy and photo-worthy.

Other than that, I’d recommend using a squeeze bottle like this one. It’s much easier to get the liquid into the snow cone this way. Highly recommend it!

And you’ll also need paper cones, which you can buy on Amazon. What would we do without Amazon?!

Summer cocktail idea... Margarita Snow Cones (for Cinco de Mayo). #cocktailrecipe #summer #margarita

Ingredients for Margarita Snow Cones 

  • ingredients for your favorite margarita cocktail recipe (A Spicy Perspective and How Sweet Eats has a good pink grapefruit margarita recipe)
  • pinch of pink Himalayan sea salt (for garnish)
  • pink of lime zest (for garnish)
  • lime slices (for garnish)
  • ice

Instructions for Margarita Snow Cones

1. Mix all the ingredients for a typical margarita, as you would any other cocktail. Pour into a squeeze bottle and set aside.

2. Next, add ice through a snow cone maker to create shaved snow cone ice. One cup of ice is the (average) equivalent of one snow cone. It does depend on the size of your cone though.

3. Add shaved ice to snow cone cups. Then pour the margarita from step 1 on top of the ice.

4. Garnish with pink Himalayan sea salt, lime zest, and a lime wedge. Drink up!

Summer cocktail idea... Margarita Snow Cones (for Cinco de Mayo). #cocktailrecipe #summer #margaritas

Summer cocktail idea... Margarita Snow Cones (for Cinco de Mayo). #cocktailrecipe #summer #margaritas

Summer cocktail idea... Margarita Snow Cones (for Cinco de Mayo). #cocktailrecipe #summer #margaritas

Photography Brittni Mehlhoff

Have any plans for Cinco de Mayo this year? Think you’ll give these margarita snow cones a try?! For more cocktail ideas, head over to the cocktail recipes page.

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9 comments | Click here to reply

The snow cones look sooo delicious, I would love to try them!
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Michelle | May 3rd, 2018 at 8:54 am

The snow cones look so good!!
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Courtney | May 3rd, 2018 at 8:55 am

Thanks Michelle and Courtney. 🙂 Happy Thursday!

Brittni | May 3rd, 2018 at 12:20 pm

These cones look amazing! And I’m pretty sure they taste amazing too 🙂 I would love to try them!
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Miriam | May 4th, 2018 at 4:01 am

Thanks Miriam. You should totally give them a try. They’re really easy to make.

Brittni | May 4th, 2018 at 6:19 am

I really love the photography – it’s making me crave the summer!!

Mike | May 4th, 2018 at 7:55 am

Thank you. Definitely ready for summer over here!

Brittni | May 4th, 2018 at 10:19 am

[…] Favorite Sip: You’d be crazy not to have a margarita this weekend. But why not have them snow cone-style! […]

Friday Favorites | Volume Forty-Six • Original Caroline | May 4th, 2018 at 11:02 am

Woww that looks so cute, really is so adorable
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