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Happy Hour: Pink Lemonade Margarita

So yesterday Yum shared a recipe for a non-alcoholic pink lemonade stating that When the heat gets up there (and I know, some people enjoy this weather, but not me) I really need something that can quench my thirst. The some people she is talking about here is me! I love this weather and nothing beats sipping a cold margarita on a hot day - close your eyes and you can be instantly transported to Mexico. Luckily reader, fairy_MK recently shared her recipe for a pink lemonade margarita over in the Let's Have A Drink group on TeamSugar. According to MK even the macho beer drinking men were downing these margaritas! Thanks MK for the awesome recipe! To take a look,

I made these last year during the summer. They were such a hit, even the normal beer drinking 'macho men' liked them.

Pink Lemonade Margarita - 5 servings 1 cup each
Original recipe from Kraft Foods.

1 tub CRYSTAL LIGHT Pink Lemonade Flavor Low Calorie Soft Drink Mix
1-1/2 cups cold water
1/2 cup cold orange juice
2 Tbsp. tequila
1 Tbsp. lime juice
5 cups crushed ice

PLACE drink mix, water, orange juice, tequila and lime juice in blender container; cover.

BLEND on high speed until drink mix is dissolved.

ADD ice; cover. Blend on high speed until thickened and smooth. Serve immediately.

* This can be made without the tequila for those who enjoy their drinks without spirits.

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nurdburd13 nurdburd13 10 years
this sounds great. i'll definitely be making this.
SU3 SU3 10 years
:DROOL: Refreshing!
ccsugar ccsugar 10 years
Cool beans, thanks partysugar ;)
crispet1 crispet1 10 years
Wow, this looks good.
partysugar partysugar 10 years
Hmm, we will have to consult mk_fairy about the ratio of lemonade concentrate to tequila, perhaps it's written incorrectly? As for making it on the rocks go for it ccsug!
honeysugar28 honeysugar28 10 years
That looks so good! Margaritas are my fave!
Lindor-19 Lindor-19 10 years
Yea seriously. why is there so little tequila for a tub of powder
mandiesoh mandiesoh 10 years
yummy yummy.
amandaaa amandaaa 10 years
oo sounds really good! will try this!
ccsugar ccsugar 10 years
Can you leave out the crushed ice and have it as non-blended?? I don't like blended margaritas.
PrissyLilBadAss PrissyLilBadAss 10 years
OMG, just the name of it made my mouth water. But I'd add a buttload more tequila than called for. But that's just me. And definitely a blanco tequila, no gold! "Party like a rock star, pound like a porn star, play like an all star!"
jendudley jendudley 10 years
Sounds very refreshing! I could drink a pitcher!
CestLaVie CestLaVie 10 years
Sounds good but one tub (for 2 quarts?) mix to 2 Tablespoons of tequila?
ALSW ALSW 10 years
I have most of these ingredients at home! Perfect for warmer weather (once we get it of course!) *I reject your reality and substitute my own*
ehagat ehagat 10 years
YUM! That sounds really good! Especially on a hot summer day!
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