I am not a huge fan of the heat, but other than that, everything about summer is awesome. And one of the best things is banana pudding. That’s what inspired this recipe for a Banana Pudding Margarita–one of the best frozen margaritas ever!
I’ll be honest, the heat in the summer melts me. From the first breath of hot in the morning to the sun going down at night, I’m one hot-hot-hot tamale.
But my favorite frozen margarita recipes cool me off.
And one of the best was inspired by one of my favorite summertime treats–the banana pudding.
So creamy and all sorts of smooth, I wanted to replicate that in margarita form.
I think I did it.
What You Need to Make this Banana Pudding Margarita Recipe
One of the best parts about making this Banana Pudding Margarita is that it’s super simple. Easier even than making banana pudding, honestly.
Seriously, it only took these ingredients:
- 1 shot Tequila
- 1/2 shot Triple Sec
- 1 large banana
- ⅓ cup Coconut Cream (canned)
- ½ tspn Vanilla Extract
- 1 tblspn Sugar
- 2 cups ice
- Nilla Wafers to Top
How to Make a Frozen Banana Pudding Margarita Recipe
Peel banana and place over ice with vanilla extract.
Combine coconut cream and sugar in a small bowl until sugar is dissolved. Make sure the sugar is completely dissolved, because the it’ll be gritty if you don’t.
Add coconut cream mixture to ice with triple sec and tequila. I personally have no preference for alcohol brands. I mean, I can taste the difference between different wines, but when you put lime and ice in with some salt and tequila–I really don’t know that I can taste the different tequila flavors.
Blend. Now, this sounds simple enough, but you want to blend really well. I used my trusty immersion blender. Cheap little workhorse makes perfectly crushed ice for margaritas every time.
Rim glass with margarita juice. You can use water, but why why you have a big bowl of margarita right there?!
Dip rim of glass in sugar. This isn’t super necessary, but because there’s not a ton of sugar in the margarita, it’s nice to have this added taste of sweet to mix in every sip.
Pour blended mixture into glass. Add Nilla Wafers, as desired. I desired. A lot.
Kick your feet back and enjoy!
- 1 shot tequila
- 1/2 shot triple sec
- 1 large banana
- 1/3 cup coconut cream
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 Tbs sugar
- 2 cups ice
- 5 Nilla Wafers (for topping)
- Peel banana and place over ice in blender.
- Combine coconut cream and sugar in a small bowl until sugar is dissolved.
- Add coconut cream mixture and vanilla extract to blender.
- Add triple sec and tequila.
- Blend well.
- Rim glass with margarita juice.
- Dip rim of glass in sugar.
- Pour blended mixture into glass.
- Add Nilla Wafers as desired.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 766Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 16gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 118mgCarbohydrates: 116gFiber: 4gSugar: 92gProtein: 3g
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Other Great Frozen Margarita Recipes
If you loved this recipe, you’re sure to love these! They’re some of my favorite margarita cocktails I’ve ever made.
- If fruit is your game in a frozen margarita, this Mixed Berry Margarita will be sooooo up your alley!
- S’mores Margaritas are perfect for those summer evenings by the fire pit.
- I’ll take this Coconut Lime Margarita and shake it all up!
- For any special occasion, this Birthday Cake Margarita is phenomenal.
- You can have a plain OREO cookie in milk, or OREO cookies with this Cookies & Cream Margarita.
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