Perfect for summer sipping! This lime cocktail is every bit as yummy as the famous pie.
This recipe is meant for adults over 21. Please drink responsibly.
- Unique recipe
- Creamy and refreshing
- Super easy and everyone loves it!
If you are looking for a special cocktail this Key Lime Pie Margarita might just be it.
It's creamy, tangy, and sweet just like your favorite Key Lime pie but with a margarita kick! Perfect for Cinco de Mayo or any of your summer parties!
💭 Things to know
- I used reposado tequila in this recipe. It's sweeter, smoother, and has a golden color compared to silver tequila. Either will work in this recipe.
- Regular lime juice will work fine if you can't get key lime juice.
- The Midori helps give it a pretty color but isn't necessary - you can just leave it out.
- Make sure to use sweetened condensed milk - I used Eagle Brand.
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📞 The last word
This lime margarita is definitely a dessert in a glass. Don't let the sweetness fool you though. You'll want to go easy on this one!
Or it will sneak up on you hard.
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- 3 ounces Reposado tequila
- 2 ounces sweetened condensed milk
- 1 ½ ounces Midori
- 1 ½ ounces key lime juice, or more...depends on your taste
- 1 ounce coconut rum
- ½ ounce vanilla vodka, or regular vodka and ½ teaspoon vanilla
- Generous pinch of Confectioner's Sugar
- Green sugar or graham cracker crumbs for the glass rim
- Sliced lime for garnish
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- Mix the tequila, sweetened condensed milk, Midori, key lime juice, coconut rum, vanilla vodka, confectioner's sugar, and about 6 ice cubes in the blender.
- Blend until smooth.
- Meanwhile dip your fingers into some of the sweetened condensed milk and run it around the tops of the glasses.
- Roll the rims in green sugar crystals or graham cracker crumbs.
- Pour the Key Lime Pie margarita in the glasses and garnish with the sliced lime.
Nutrition information is estimated as a courtesy. If using for medical purposes, please verify information using your own nutritional calculator. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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First published May 5, 2016. Last updated June 15, 2023 for readability and editorial improvements.
✍🏻 A note from Marye...
I know y'all don't always like the stories bloggers tell so when I have one I try to put it at the very bottom so you can read or skip as you like.
I will be the first to admit that I don't really love regular margaritas -- I want mine sweet, slushy, and as large as possible so that I don't have to get up from my chair to refill it very often.
This margarita is sweet, creamy/slushy, and you can make it as big as you want. It is SO good with tangy lime, creamy vanilla, and a touch of coconut flavor that it's almost a dessert.
I was making them this morning and trying to get it exactly right for the pictures. At my house the BEST time for me to take pictures is between 9 am and 11 am so you can see the problem, right?
I am finishing this post and heading to the gym. The yummy margarita I made is staring at me from across the table as I write.
There's no way I'm getting through back and shoulder day after drinking a margarita so it will have to wait until later.
So tempting. I mean, it's practically a lime version of an Orange Julius, right?
Breakfast smoothie? No?