Virgin Banana Margaritas


A surprising twist on the classic frozen margarita, this refreshing drink offers just the right mix of sour and sweet.


  • ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice

  • lime wedges

  • Sanding sugar, for glasses

  • Ice cubes

  • 3 bananas, peeled

  • ¼ cup granulated sugar

  • ¼ cup milk


  1. To sugar-rim the glasses, rub a lime wedge around rim of 2 stemmed goblets. Fill a saucer with sanding sugar. Dip goblet, upside down, into sugar.

  2. Fill blender half full of ice cubes. Add lime juice, bananas, granulated sugar, and milk; blend. Taste for sweetness, adding more sugar, if desired. Blend a few seconds more; pour into sugar-rimmed glasses. Serve immediately.

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