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3 Easter Concoctions Your Guests will Love

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If you're having the whole family over for Easter this year, break out the frozen concoction maker and enjoy a few cocktails after dinner. Try one of these Easter-inspired frozen cocktails that your guests are bound to love. 

1. Chocolate Margarita 
From creme-filled eggs to hollow bunnies, Easter is well known for its chocolate. Just because you're not a child anymore doesn't mean that you can't indulge your spring sweet tooth this holiday. Try making your own chocolate margarita.

If you're a chocoholic, melt a bar and add it to your cocktail.If you're a chocoholic, melt a bar and add it to your cocktail.

Here's what you'll need: 

  • 3 ounces or 2 shots of tequila
  • 1.5 ounces of chocolate liqueur 
  • 1.5 ounces triple sec
  • 3 ounces whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate sauce or powder
  • 1 splash lime juice
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate sauce
  • Chocolate shaving
  • Ice.

Pour the liquor, milk, juice and chocolate mix into your party machine's blender jar and fill the ice reservoir. Turn on your machine and watch as it does the work, blending a cold concoction.

Drizzle the inside of a margarita glass with chocolate sauce, then pour in your cocktail. Top with whipped cream and shaved chocolate bits. This drink is rich, sweet and strong. 

2. Jelly Bean Jubilee 
Jelly beans are a classic Easter treat, so why not add these to a fruity cocktail? Start off by gathering your ingredients: 

  • 4.5 ounces fruit-flavored vodka
  • 1.5 ounces cherry liqueur
  • 1.5 ounces grenadine
  • 3 ounces fruit juice
  • Jelly beans
  • Ice. 

Add the liquor, juice and grenadine to your party machine and fill the ice hopper. Flip the switch and wait for your margarita machine to blend the perfect drink. Place a few jelly beans in a martini or margarita glass before pouring in your cocktail. Consider serving this candy-flavored treat with other Easter flavors as garnishes. 

Use jelly beans as sweet garnishes. Use jelly beans as festive garnishes.

3. Fruity Blue Colada
There are plenty of cocktails that use eggs for a little foam, and these are perfect for Easter. But if you want a tasty frozen Easter drink, opt for a tropical, fruity concoction. Try making this Fruity Blue Colada in your party machine. Here's what you need: 

  • 6 ounces of light rum
  • 3 ounces blue Curacao
  • 4.5 ounces coconut cream
  • 12 ounces pineapple juice
  • 3 cups crushed pineapple
  • Ice. 

Fill your ice hopper and then simply pour your other ingredients into your party machine's blender jar. After you turn your machine on, the cocktail will become a frothy, pastel blue drink perfect for Easter. Garnish it with a pineapple wedge, a cherry, an orange slice or all three. 

Your fellow Parrotheads at Margaritaville® Cargo remind you to enjoy your frozen concoctions responsibly and obey all drinking laws.