Indulge in the fanciest of cocktails with your girlfriends or that special someone. What’s better than a little bit of candy to sweeten up your hot date? This strawberry margarita recipe is made with Jelly Belly jelly beans so it’s perfect for vegans and those following a gluten-free diet.

Stupid Cupid - Strawberry Margarita

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 4


  • 125 g strawberries hulled
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 24 Jelly Belly jelly beans to garnish (Strawberry Cheesecake Bubble Gum and Cotton
  • Candy)
  • 125 ml tequila
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 25 ml triple sec
  • 1 cup crushed ice


  • In a small saucepan place strawberries, sugar and water. Bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 5 minutes until thickened slightly. Cool completely. Blend until smooth.
  • Chop Jelly Belly jelly beans very finely and press onto the rim of two glasses.
  • In a cocktail shaker, add cooled strawberry syrup, and remaining ingredients. Shake to combine. Pour into glasses to serve.
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Thanks to our friends at Jelly Belly Australia for the recipe.