25 Best Mexican Drink Recipes

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Do you love Mexican food and want to discover more than just tacos and burritos?

If so, these Mexican drinks will help you get excited about your favorite Mexican dishes.

Chocolate-covered Mangos – yes! – are a popular ingredient in these beverages.

I like to say that they’re like candy shots but with better quality ingredients.

You may have heard of Chile mango cocktails before.

But have you ever tried them in a tequila version?

You’ll love this collection of Mexican drinks because they’re a fun way to experience authentic Mexican flavors and drinks.

If you’re looking for something fruity, sweet, and refreshing to serve guests, I have you covered.

From luscious sangria to boozy margaritas, there’s a drink for every occasion in this list.

So read on, try some, and be the first to order them!

Mexican Mocha Recipe

1. Chile Mango Mexican Candy Shots

I’m pretty sure everyone knows that chocolate and mango go hand in hand.

So why not combine the two for a sweet and spicy treat?

This recipe combines crushed mangoes, chiles, and mint with dark chocolate.

The result is a fruity candy shot that will get your taste buds going!

If you can’t find any of the ingredients in your local market, feel free to substitute them with other fruits like strawberries or pineapples.

2. Strawberry Mexican Mojito

If you’re looking for a sweet and fruity summer drink, this strawberry mocha is the one for you.

The sharp lime juice cuts through the sweetness of strawberries, giving them a fresh flavor.

Top it off with some espresso powder and ice cubes for an extra boost.

This recipe is perfect for those hot summer days when you want something cool and refreshing.

3. Mexican Martini

The Mexican martini is another drink that’s as popular in Mexico as it is in the United States.

And while I can get behind all those delicious flavors, I think the one thing they have different is the color.

I mean, why would you want to drink a red drink?

But I love it. It’s so bright, and it looks great with our deep-red glasses!

Instead of using vodka or gin, try using tequila for this cocktail.

It has a unique flavor that compliments the lime and basil well.

It’s also a fantastic way to use up leftover lemons from your morning breakfast!

4. Traditional Mexican Horchata Recipe

In a world of frozen horchata, this one is as authentic and as creamy as can be.

It’s made using rice milk to thicken it up and turn it into the lightest, creamiest drink you’ll ever try.

I found that I needed to add a little bit of honey for the best flavor.

It’s nice when you want something sweet without all the added sugar.

5. Mexican Atole

You can’t go wrong with a spicy, crispy taquito filled with ground beef and salsa.

But you can also add beans and cheese to make it filling and hearty.

If you want to step up your game, try adding pico de gallo, jalapenos, or cilantro for an unexpected twist on the classic dish.

6. Mexican Themed Dinner Party Ideas

I believe many people have a hard time deciding what to wear for dinner.

If you’re one of them, this list will help you make some decisions.

From the food to the wine and beer, these are all party-worthy.

And they’ll be delicious too!

7. Iced Mexican Mocha Coffee

Who doesn’t love an iced mocha?

I mean, who can resist that warm and soft cup of java with the kick-ass chocolate?

I know I do!

But this recipe is a little different.

It’s more like a thick creamsicle mocha with vanilla ice cream.

And if you don’t have frozen vanilla, use condensed instead.

It will still be tasty and just as creamy.

Whatever you choose, this unique drink tastes great and really makes your day feel special.

8. Horchata Mexican Drink Recipe

Horchata is a creamy, sweet drink made from rice and almonds.

It’s served at most Mexican restaurants, but now you can make your very own at home.

This recipe only calls for five ingredients, including the syrup and almonds.

You won’t need any special equipment or spices to pour it into ice-filled glasses.

It takes about 20 minutes to prepare and another 90 to serve.

When you enjoy it with a meal, it’s sure to be a hit!

9. Champurrado

Champurrado is a sweet drink made of sugar, cinnamon, and other spices.

I’ll be honest; I don’t know much about this drink but it looks so good on the photo.

The color alone will make you drool!

It has a lovely golden hue that makes it look even more appetizing.

Furthermore, it smells amazing as well.

The aroma of cinnamon and sugar combined creates such a wonderful experience for your senses.

10. Aguas Frescas

If you’re looking for a refreshing drink, this recipe is for you!

This cold drink is lightly sweetened with lime and tastes like the tropics.

It’s perfect to sip on after a big hike or sojourn.

Aguas frescas is best served at room temperature.

So if you prefer it chilled, don’t fret!

You can still have some fun snacking on these refreshing treats!

11. Paloma

Paloma is a drink made from lemon-lime soda and orange soda.

You’ll want to sip it slowly, though, so it will be the perfect balance of tart and sweet.

The paloma is also used as an ice cream topping for cocktails and desserts.

So, if you enjoy this very fruity drink but don’t want to pour too much into your glass, try making a paloma float instead.

It has its own unique flavor profile, too!

12. Spicy Mexican Beer And Tomato Juice Cocktail

I love this drink for its simplicity and the fact that it’s light and refreshing.

If you like spicy food, then adding a bottle of Mexican beer to your tomato juice will be an excellent choice.

Add lime juice and simple syrup to the mix along with salt, pepper, chili powder, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, paprika, and tarragon leaves.

I also like to add some diced red onion into mine.

Either way, this is a great way to cool off on a hot summer day.

13. Classic Margarita

The classic margarita has been a favorite of mine for years.

It’s sweet, creamy, and just right.

If you want to make it extra special, try using some frozen strawberries to add a bit more sweetness.

And if you want it to be extra, try adding lime juice instead of simple syrup!

14. Sangria Mexican Mule Cocktail Recipe

This recipe is a little different than the last, using a glass of beer for a sweeter, more floral flavor.

I like to pair mine with a slice of lime that adds an extra pop of acidity.

Not too much though.

I know it’s not your first time drinking sangria, but this is still light enough to sip on.

(The longer you wait before adding the wine, the sweeter it will be.)

15. Café De Olla

Café de olla is a classic Mexican soup that’s great for warming up on cold nights.

Colorful vegetables such as corn, peppers, and onions add warmth and diversity to this dish.

The broth is made with an aromatic combination of tomatoes, roasted garlic, and spices.

Serve this soup with tortilla chips for the perfect meal.


16. Carajillo

When it comes to roasted red peppers, there’s no one better than Carajillo.

This Mexican street food is known for its incredibly succulent flesh.

It’s also super easy to make at home, using fresh ingredients and a spiralizer.

You can make this dish ahead of time and keep it in the fridge.

When you’re ready to serve, just slice up some Carajillo pepper pieces and toss them with creamy avocado salsa.

It works so well with veggies like avocados and tomatoes, as well as meats from pork chops to chicken thighs!

17. Ponche Navideño

This is a Mexican dessert that’s like a cake-like wafer, but with fruit and nuts.

It’s light, fruity, and oh-so-easy to make.

The best part?

You can use whatever fruit you want.

Strawberries and peaches are traditional, but so are pineapple chunks or apricots.

I recommend using starches for this recipe because they soak up more of the liquid.

You’ll need to add some flour to the batter if you want it thicker.

18. Mexican Hot Chocolate

Mexican hot chocolate is creamy and rich with a hint of spice.

The recipe calls for evaporated milk and cocoa powder, but you can use whatever dark chocolate you have on hand.

You could also try using natural cocoa.

It’s not as strong as the stuff that comes from a can, so it would be more delicate.

Either way, this cocoa will be extra delicious after adding sugar to make it extra sugary!

19. Mexican Bloody Maria

If you’re craving something with a little more flair, give this Mexican bloody Maria recipe a try!

It features chile adobo and cool tequila, but there’s also cilantro and an array of other fabulous ingredients.

The best part?

It only takes 20 minutes to make!


20. Mangonada (Mango chamoyada) Mexican Recipes by

Do you like your mango chamoyada sweet?

Then it’s time to get in the kitchen!

Mango chamoyada is a simple but tasty dessert made with fresh mangos and sugar.

The combination of flavors is unique, making this dessert so refreshing.

The recipe calls for frozen mangoes, which makes this dish even more delicious.

It’s best served alongside a cup of coffee or hot tea.

You can also enjoy it warm with ice cream or yogurt.

21. Cucumber Agua Fresca

This recipe is perfect for the hot and humid days of summer.

It’s light and refreshing, with no added sugar.

The cucumbers are handpickled in a mixture of lime juice, salt, and cilantro.

It’s so fresh but not too overpowering.

It’s a great way to get that fresh taste without sacrificing any nutrients.

22. Smoky Basil Oaxacan Mezcal Cocktail

You can eat ice cream with a spoon, but you can’t drink it with one.

So this smoky Basil Oaxacan mezcal cocktail is one reason to never give up ice cream.

It has that classic combination of sweetness, spice, and heat.

Plus, it’s made from dried spices that have a nice mellow finish.

The best part?

It comes together in just 15 minutes!

23. The Mexican Shandy

Shandy is a mixed drink made from lemon-lime soda, lime juice, and a little rum or whiskey.

It’s the perfect summer drink for when it’s hot and humid out.

The fresh citrus flavor of this drink pairs perfectly with the sweetness of the berries.

Plus, its bubbles are like a cool breeze on your face!

24. Mexican Punch

If you love Mexican food, this punch is a must-try!

It’s creamy, complex, and incredibly refreshing.

Plus, it uses the ingredients that make the most delicious Mexican drinks.

This recipe doesn’t only have tequila and lime juice – there’s also pomegranate syrup for added flavor.

The result is a modern take on an old classic!

25. Mexican Mimosa

Have you ever had a mimosa before?

If not, this is the perfect recipe to get started.

Mimosas are a favorite among South and Central American countries.

The drink combines orange juice, champagne, and lime juice in a tall glass.

It’s super refreshing and great for brunch!

This recipe helps you recreate the original mimosa with just three ingredients.

It’s made with fresh citrus juices, sparkling water, and an ice cube tray.

Trust me; this mimosa will be the highlight of your next brunch.

Mexican Mocha Recipe

25 Best Mexican Drink Recipes

This recipe for a refreshing Iced Mexican Mocha is an old one, but it's still just as delicious and simple to make. With the scorching heat outside, it was time to give it an upgrade and reintroduce it. Even though it's not an authentic recipe, it's my effortless way to savor the delightful blend of chocolate and spices.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 3
Calories 108 kcal


  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cups coffee cold
  • ice
  • cream


Here are the steps to make this drink:

  • Combine the sugar, cocoa, and seasonings and sift them together.
  • Take ½ cup of the cocoa mixture and mix it with ½ cup of water. Heat this in the microwave for 20-30 seconds or until the sugar dissolves into the water. Chill the mixture.
  • Stir the cocoa “syrup” into two cups of cold coffee.
  • Serve the mixture over ice and add milk to your preference.



Calories: 108kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.2gSodium: 28mgPotassium: 162mgFiber: 2gSugar: 24gVitamin A: 468IUVitamin C: 0.2mgCalcium: 24mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Coffee with a Mexican Mocha flavor served over ice Recipe
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