Margarita Snow Cone Syrup

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 5 min. + cooling


2 cups

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
I've tried pretty much every kind of margarita under the sun, but this snow cone version turns my favorite drink into even more of a party. —Monique Perez, Chicago, Illinois
Margarita Snow Cone Syrup Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons Triple Sec


  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, water and lime zest. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved; remove from heat. Cool completely. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer into a small bowl; discard lime zest. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and store in the refrigerator up to 4 days.

Nutrition Facts

1 tablespoon: 29 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 6g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.