Homemade Margarita Mix

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: bees knees cocktail, margarita, margartia mix
Servings: 20 margaritas
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
This Homemade Margarita Mix is a delicious and easy recipe for making margaritas at home. Just add tequila!


  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 cups lemon juice - freshly squeezed
  • 2 cups lime juice - freshly squeezed


  • In a large saucepan, combine the water and sugar. Stir over medium heat until the sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil, then remove the syrup from the heat, and allow it to cool.
  • Once cooled, mix the syrup with the lemon juice and lime juice. Chill once more.
  • Store covered in the refrigerator for up to one week.


To mix up into a classic margarita I do about 3 ounces of margarita mix, 2 ounces of silver tequila, and 1 ounce triple sec. Shake it up with ice and serve serve in a salt rimmed glass with a wedge of fresh lime. Voila!
The recipe makes 8 cups. Based on the serving size listed about this should make about 20 margaritas. 

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 128kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 53mgFiber: 1gSugar: 31gVitamin A: 12IUVitamin C: 17mgCalcium: 6mgIron: 1mg
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