Wild Cherry Margarita

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is like your grandmother's cherry pie, but with a kick! I told my DH it wouldn't be summer unless I created a new margarita, and let me tell you, this one rocks!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup frozen pitted tart cherries (or may use drained canned pitted pie cherries, frozen after draining)
  • 1 12 fluid ounces mixto tequila (or whichever type of tequila you prefer)
  • 2 fluid ounces cherry juice or 2 fluid ounces cherry syrup
  • 1 fluid ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 fluid ounce triple sec or 1 fluid ounce Cointreau liqueur
  • 2 cups ice (more or less to achieve consistency)
  • 1 stemmed maraschino cherry, to garnish (optional)


  1. Place liquid ingredients in the bottom of your blender (do not add ice first or you will jam the blades).
  2. Add ice.
  3. Puree until ice is smooth and margarita is thick and creamy, adding ice to achieve consistency if necessary.
  4. Pour into a frosted margarita glass, garnish with maraschino cherry, and enjoy!


Most Helpful

This is great! DH said it was a littel tart, but I like it on the tart side. I might add some juice from the maraschino jar instead of the juice from the canned tart cherries. I also tried cherry juice but it was still pretty tart. I also made a virgin version by subbing OJ for the alcohol.

Mulligan January 27, 2008

I LOVE THESE!! The are soooo good!! I used fresh pitted cherries, Patron tequila, maraschino cherry juice, triple sec, and lots of ice!! THis is my summer drink this year... I will have the ingredients all season! Thanks!

Lacy S. May 27, 2007

This was an excellent Margarita. Loved the cherry flavor. I might add a little extra tequila next time. It made enough for 2 servings. Thanks so much

~Nimz~ May 26, 2007

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