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Cantaloupe Margarita

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 Sipping Saturday

I made a tasty fruit salad for my girls on Wednesday.  I couldn’t help but save a few slices for a bright melon margarita.  The color reminds me of summer weekends spent at the beach with family.  With our feet in the hot sand we would snack on cold melon. Have a wonderful weekend! Sweet Life

Cantaloupe Margarita

by Sweet Life

by Vianney Rodriguez

makes 4 margaritas


lime wedges

1 cup tequila

1 cup fresh cantaloupe juice

1/3 cup fresh lime juice

1/2 cup Cointreau

ice cubes

On a small plate spread salt.  With lime wedges moisten rim of 6 ounce glasses.  Dip glasses into salt.   Place glasses into freezer to chill.

In a pitcher combine tequila, cantaloupe juice, lime juice and Cointreau.  Remove glasses from freezer and serve margaritas mixture over ice. Garnish with lime slices.

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26 Responses to Cantaloupe Margarita

  1. I am off work this weekend and you have just convinced me to have margarita’s :)

  2. Would love to have this right now! Looks so refreshing! Perfect for summer!

  3. Looks so refreshing! Lovely color too.

  4. not sure what I like most, the melon drink, the glass or the thought of sitting on the beach … hope you did have a wonderful Mother’s Day and a great weekend… and here’s to a great week ahead…

  5. Hey Bonnie, If you keep on posting such wonderful Margarita recipe. I am gonna show up drunk at work one of these days :) . I haven’t still got enough of your strawberry margarita now cantaloupe. I am gonna be wasted for long.

  6. I hope you had a great Mother’s Day!

  7. I love all of your margaritas! YUM!

  8. This is seriously the best blog to visit anytime I’m in need of a 5-minute vacation.

  9. A very creative combo! I would love to have one glass to chill myself now. ;)

  10. You always have the best margarita flavor ideas! With the luscious cantaloupe flavor, i’m sure this would make me feel like I was drinking summer!

  11. Creative use of cantaloupe!

  12. Ooo, a margarita with cantaloupe sounds so delightful! An excellent cocktail!

  13. My first visit to your blog and I see many things I like, including these beautiful cantaloupe margaritas! I will be back, thanks for sharing all this deliciousness;-)

  14. you make the best drinks :-) thanks for coming to Scotland with me and happy mothers day :-)

  15. I love trying different fruits in margaritas, but I’ve never had a cantaloupe margarita! I have to try this.

  16. Ooh now this looks super yummy! What a great cocktail.
    :-) Mandy

  17. Cantaloupe is my favorite summer fruit…it’s super refreshing and ridiculously perfect for the warmer weather :) I’ve never added it to margaritas before…so smart!

  18. Oh! I love the cantaloupe and lime juice combo…sounds yummy! :)

  19. Ooooh! Perfect beach drink! Now, let’s see the papaya version ;) Thanks for sharing

  20. This looks so refreshing and delicious. I have never heard of cantaloupe margarita but after seeing this now I must have one

  21. Nothing like an icy cold slice of cantaloupe on a hot day. In a margarita, it becomes downright wicked — in the best of ways. ;)

  22. I could drink this right now. Will have to make do with my (rather nice) glass of red!

  23. What a beautiful colour! I am sure this is so sweet and refreshing :D
    *kisses* HH

  24. Yum! I never thought of making a cantaloupe margarita! And, I LOVE margaritas.

  25. I would love to sit and sip this today. I love the simple presentation in the jar…just perfect :D

  26. I need to be your neighbor so we can sit and have these amazing cocktails. You are so inventive- I love it!

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