Hey, there, cocktail lovers! Are you ready to shake things up with a delicious new recipe? Introducing the skinny coconut margarita – a perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors that will have your taste buds doing the cha-cha.
Perfect for sipping on a hot summer day, this skinny coconut margarita is kind to the waistline so you can have more than one without the guilt.
This recipe is super simple and only calls for a few ingredients like tequila, lime juice, coconut milk, coconut cream, agave nectar, and, if you’re feeling wild, a touch of coconut rum and salt for rimming the glass.
So go ahead and invite some friends over, and enjoy a skinny coconut margarita!
- 1 1/2 oz tequila
- 1/2 oz lime juice
- 1/2 oz coconut milk
- 1/2 oz coconut cream
- 1/2 oz agave nectar
- 1/4 oz coconut rum (optional)
- Salt for rimming the glass (optional)
- Rim a glass with salt (if desired).
- In a shaker, combine the tequila, lime juice, coconut milk, coconut cream, agave nectar, and coconut rum (if using).
- Shake well and strain into the rimmed glass.
- Garnish with a lime wheel, and enjoy!
- You can add more agave nectar or coconut cream if you prefer a sweeter margarita.
- You can add more coconut milk or cream if you prefer a more robust coconut flavor.
- You can add ice to the shaker before shaking and add more to the glass before pouring the margarita.
FAQ on this Skinny Coconut Margarita Recipe
What is a skinny coconut margarita?
A skinny coconut margarita is a variation of a traditional margarita cocktail made with reduced-calorie ingredients, such as coconut milk and agave nectar, to make it a lighter and healthier option.
How do I make a skinny coconut margarita?
To make a skinny coconut margarita, you will need tequila, lime juice, coconut milk, coconut cream, agave nectar, and (optional) coconut rum. Rim the glass with salt if desired. Shake all ingredients together and strain into the glass.
Can I make this recipe without the coconut rum?
Yes, you can make this recipe without the coconut rum. It will still be delicious and have a strong coconut flavor from the coconut milk and cream.
How can I adjust the sweetness or coconut flavor in this recipe?
You can add more agave nectar or coconut cream if you prefer a sweeter margarita. You can add more coconut milk or coconut cream if you prefer a stronger coconut flavor.
Can I make this recipe in large batches?
You can easily make this recipe in large batches by multiplying the ingredients. This recipe is perfect for parties or gatherings.
Can I use light coconut milk instead of regular coconut milk in this recipe?
Yes, you can use light coconut milk instead of regular coconut milk, but remember that the coconut flavor may not be as strong.
Can I use coconut water instead of coconut milk in this recipe?
Coconut water is not recommended in this recipe as it is less creamy and less flavorful. Coconut milk will give the best texture and flavor to this recipe.
Can I use a sugar-free sweetener instead of agave nectar?
You can use a sugar-free sweetener such as stevia or monk fruit instead of agave nectar, but you may need to adjust the amount used, as these sweeteners are much sweeter than agave.
Can I make this recipe frozen?
You can make this recipe is frozen by adding ice to the shaker before shaking and more ice to the glass before pouring the margarita.
Can I make a non-alcoholic version of this recipe?
Yes, you can make a non-alcoholic version of this recipe by omitting the tequila and increasing the amount of lime juice, coconut milk, and agave nectar to taste.