Throw a Cinco de Mayo fiesta at home with this easy lemon margarita recipe

If you love a Tex-Mex party, Cinco de Mayo is the holiday for you. 

Celebrated May 5, the Mexican fiesta of Cinco de Mayo is actually more widely enjoyed in the US than in its country of origin, Mexico – in California in particular, the celebration of Mexican-American culture, is understandably huge. Officially, Cinco de Mayo generates beer sales in the US on par with the Super Bowl!

Clearly we’ve got some catching up to do in the UK! But here’s a great place to start…

Premium mixer brand Two Keys has come up with this delicious and easy-to-make margarita recipe – using just three ingredients

If you want to get in a Tex-Mex mood, there’s one drink to do it: the margarita. It’s impossible not to be happy when you’re sipping the simple, summer-ready tequila-based cocktail. 

To mark the occasion, premium mixer brand Two Keys has come up with this delicious and easy-to-make margarita recipe – using just three ingredients.

While we have dreams of partying in an authentic California Mexican divebar for Cinco de Mayo in the future, for 2021, we’ll come together in spirit (literally) with this at-home tribute….

Lemon margarita



  • Salt the rim of the glass, if desired
  • Pour Don Julio Reposado over ice
  • Top up with Two Keys lemon mixer, and stir
  • Garnish with a wedge of fresh lemon
  • Squeeze the juice of half a fresh lemon into the glass-

Stock up on Two Keys lemon mixer here and Don Julio Resposado here.

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Bex April May is an experienced entertainment, travel and lifestyle journalist based in London, writing for The Guardian, Metro, Cosmopolitan, MTV, Shortlist and more. Follow her adventures on Twitter @bexlectric and on Instagram @bexaprilmay

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