Sparkling Lemon Lime Margaritas are equally refreshing and delicious! A simple cocktail loaded full of fresh, vibrant citrus. With lemonade, fresh lime juice, a splash of tequila and a pink Himalayan salt rim, these margaritas are then made to sparkle by topping them off with fizzy, lemon-lime soda! Sit back, relax and be instantly transported to the beach with a sip of this margarita.
What is a Margarita?
Being one of the most well-known cocktails, the margarita has quicky become a classic cocktail! Typically, a margarita is made up of orange liqueur, tequila, lime juice and ice.
You can serve it with a salted rim (or not), over the rocks, frozen or blended!
Ingredients You Need for Sparkling Lemon Lime Margaritas
When it comes to making a cocktail, I like them to be pretty hassle-free and with simple ingredients. Que this Sparkling Lemon Lime Margarita! Tequila is something that we keep in the bottom cabinet, and lemon-lime soda is always stocked in the refrigerator! Here’s a breakdown of what you need for this cocktail:
- Pink Himalayan salt for the rims – it typically comes in a grinder
- Lemonade – this is my favorite!
- Fresh lime juice – juicing a fresh lime vs. buying lime juice really does make a difference!
- Tequila – this is what we typically have on hand
- Lemon-lime soda, such as Sprite
- Lemons and limes as garnish if desired
How to Make Sparkling Lemon Lime Margaritas
Since I like cocktails with simple ingredients, that means they need to be pretty straight forward to make! These margaritas are exactly that. All you need to do is salt your glass rim, combine the lemonade, lime juice, tequila and ice, and then top it off with some lemon-lime soda. See? Easy peasy, lemon squeezy.
How to Serve Sparkling Lemon Lime Margaritas
Last, but not least, when it comes down to serving these margaritas, you can do it a couple ways! You can make each margarita individually, or whip a pitcher to serve a crowd. Both ways are bound to be delicious. I fell in love with these glasses from Crate & Barrel – I just love how simple they are!
Looking for some delicious food to pair these margaritas with? Look no further! Here’s a fun menu to throw together:
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