A coconut margarita surround by lime slices and toasted coconut.

Coconut Margarita

  • Author: Amanda McGrory-Dixon
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


This tropical, fruity coconut margarita will trick you into thinking you’re sipping cocktails on the beach. It’s sweet, tart and delicious.



3 ounces cream of coconut (not coconut milk)
2 ounces tequila
1 ounce triple sec or Grand Marnier
1 lime, juiced
Honey, optional, for garnish
Sea salt, optional, for garnish
Toasted coconut, optional, for garnish
1 lime slice, optional, for garnish


  1. Pour cream of coconut, tequila, triple sec and lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Add a handful of ice. Put the top on the shaker and shake for about 15 seconds.
  2. Spread the honey on a plate and the sea salt and toasted coconut on another plate. Dip the serving glass in honey and then in the sea salt and toasted coconut. Add ice to the glass and strain the shaken margarita into the glass. Garnish with a lime slice.

  • Category: Cocktails

Keywords: margarita, coconut margarita, tequila cocktail