It’s like a snow cone, only way better! This margarita granita is a no-brainer when it comes to cooling off this summer. The recipe couldn’t be easier and we guarantee you’ll get rave reviews from your friends!

The results are super crisp and smooth, the kind of taste you’ve only fantasized about. Margaritas can be pretty personal, so use this recipe as a guideline for your taste buds.

Place the mixture in the freezer overnight then scrape the contents into serving glasses when you’re ready to serve! We garnished our margarita granita with coarse sea salt and lime zest for a pop of color but it’s certainly not necessary—we’re just all about the presentation!

Two glasses of delicious margarita granitas, rimmed with salt and garnished with lime.

Margarita Granita Recipe

Prepare for the party the night before. This frozen margarita granita recipe needs to freeze overnight—just scoop and serve the next day!


Yield: 8 servings
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  • 12 oz margarita mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup tequila
  • 1 cup sugar
  • coarse sea salt, to taste
  • lime wheels, for garnish


  • In a bread pan or container similar, combine frozen margarita concentrate, water, tequila and sugar. Stir until well combined then place in a freezer overnight.
  • When ready to serve, rim a chilled glass with coarse sea salt. Scrape the frozen contents of the bread pan into the glass then garnish with a lime wheels, if desired.


It’s easy to rim a glass with salt! Just wet the rim of a glass with a fresh lemon wedge then dip the glass in a plate of coarse sea salt.
Calories: 203kcal, Carbohydrates: 34g, Fat: 1g, Sodium: 32mg, Potassium: 1mg, Sugar: 34g, Calcium: 1mg, Iron: 1mg
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Margarita Granita Recipe