The Summer Margarita: Watermelon Lemonade Margarita Recipe

June 29, 2024

This Watermelon Lemonade Margarita is the quintessential cocktail for warm, sunny days. Bursting with vibrant flavors of watermelon juice and tangy lemonade with smooth Herradura Silver tequila. Served over ice, it’s not just a drink but a refreshing escape to lazy afternoons by the pool or gatherings with friends. This cocktail promises to be a hit, bringing a taste of summer’s sweetness in every sip.


  • 1 cup fresh watermelon juice
  • 1/2 cup lemonade (freshly squeezed if possible)
  • 2 oz Herradura Silver tequila
  • 1 oz orange liqueur
  • Ice cubes
  • Optional: Lime wedges, spearmint and watermelon slices for garnish


Prepare Watermelon Juice:

Cut fresh watermelon into chunks and blend until smooth. Strain the juice to remove any pulp if desired.

Mix Margarita:

In a cocktail shaker, combine the watermelon juice, lemonade, Herradura Silver tequila, and orange liquor.

Shake and Serve:

Fill the cocktail shaker with ice cubes, secure the lid, and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds to chill the mixture.


Strain the margarita into glasses filled with ice.

Garnish with lime wedges and watermelon slices if desired.

This recipe should give you a perfect blend of fruity sweetness from the watermelon and lemonade, balanced with the crispness of Herradura Silver tequila. Adjust the sweetness or tartness to your liking by varying the amount of lemonade. Cheers!

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