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Creamsicle Margarita

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A creamsicle margarita is a delightful twist on the classic margarita, combining the tangy flavors of tequila and lime with the creamy sweetness of heavy cream and orange juice. This cocktail captures the nostalgic taste of a creamsicle ice cream, making it a perfect indulgence for both warm summer days and cozy nights in.

Tasting Notes

Upon the first sip, the creamsicle margarita delivers a refreshing burst of citrus from the orange juice and lime, balanced beautifully by the smooth, rich flavor of the tequila. The triple sec adds a subtle layer of sweetness and complexity, enhancing the overall profile of the drink. The simple syrup blends seamlessly, ensuring the tartness of the lime juice doesn’t overpower the palate.

As the flavors settle, the heavy cream introduces a luscious, velvety texture that transforms this cocktail into a creamy, indulgent treat. The creaminess softens the sharpness of the citrus and tequila, creating a harmonious balance that lingers pleasantly after each sip.

The result is a cocktail that’s both invigorating and comforting, with a perfect blend of tangy and sweet notes that will leave you craving more.

Tips & Tricks

Infuse the cocktail with a hint of vanilla by adding a scraped vanilla bean to the mix, enhancing the creamsicle flavor.

For a lighter, more refreshing version, top off the cocktail with a splash of sparkling water or club soda.

Recipe Card

Creamsicle Margarita

Creamsicle Margarita


  • 1.5 oz tequila
  • 0.75 oz triple sec
  • 0.5 oz lime juice
  • 0.75 oz simple syrup
  • 1 oz heavy cream
  • 1 oz orange juice


  1. In a shaker add all of your ingredients, plus ice.
  2. Shake very well to chill and combine.
  3. Strain into glass over fresh ice and serve.

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