How to Make Tequila Rose at Home

Tequila rose at home

For those nights when you're particularly craving the soothing sweetness of strawberries and cream but don't want to have to run to the store to get them, it'd be helpful for you to know how to make Tequila Rose using the common household ingredients. Thankfully, making this popular mixture is as easy as making lemonade and tastes just as divine. Take a look through your spice rack and fridge and get ready to whip up your own pitcher with this homemade Tequila Rose recipe.

How to Make Tequila Rose

To make your own mixture of Tequila Rose, simply combine heavy cream, condensed milk, vanilla extract, strawberry syrup, and tequila in a blender and mix until smooth. This recipe yields about six servings of the popular strawberries and cream ingredient. This will last for one to two weeks provided it's properly refrigerated.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1½ cups sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup strawberry syrup
  • ½ cup tequila

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine all of the ingredients.
  2. Blend until thoroughly mixed and pour into a pitcher.
  3. Refrigerate until it's time to use/serve.
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Homemade Tequila Rose Recipe Variations

While any batch of the classic homemade Tequila Rose tastes delicious, you might find yourself wanting to experiment a bit with the recipe. Take that innovative energy and turn it towards making one of these variations on the original drink.

Non-Dairy Tequila Rose

Those with a dairy intolerance can still enjoy Tequila Rose by substituting the heavy cream and condensed milk with non-dairy alternatives. This recipe specifically uses creamy oatmilk and dairy-free strawberry ice cream to create the thick, richness of the original recipe in a safe way for non-dairy drinkers. This batch makes about six servings and will last for about two weeks when refrigerated.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup extra creamy oatmilk
  • 1 scoop non-dairy strawberry ice cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup strawberry syrup
  • ½ cup tequila

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine all of the ingredients.
  2. Blend until thoroughly mixed and pour the mixture into a pitcher.
  3. Cover and refrigerate until it's time to use/serve.
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Tequila Rose Cocoa Cream

While the strawberry flavored cream liqueur is the most popular of the Tequila Rose brand's products, their Cocoa Cream liqueur holds its own with mixed drink makers. Tequila Rose Cocoa Cream is just as easy to make from home as the original strawberry recipe; just switch chocolate syrup out for the strawberry syrup and you'll have a lovely batch of creamy goodness. This batch makes around six servings and will last for about two weeks when refrigerated.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1½ cups sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup chocolate syrup
  • ½ cup tequila

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine all of the ingredients.
  2. Blend until thoroughly mixed and pour the mixture into a pitcher.
  3. Refrigerate until it's time to use/serve.
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Tequila Rose Java Cream

If you want to mix your morning coffee with happy hour, try making a batch of Tequila Rose's Java Cream at home. This cream liqueur adds both the caffeine and bite of coffee beans to the original recipe for an ingredient that you're guaranteed to start adding to all of your fancy lattes.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1½ cups sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup strawberry syrup
  • 2 tablespoons espresso powder.
  • ½ cup tequila

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine all of the ingredients.
  2. Blend until smooth and pour the mixture into a pitcher.
  3. Refrigerate until it's time to use/serve.
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Tequila Rose Can Go in Anything

Since Tequila Rose is a cream-based product, it doesn't only have to be used when you're making cocktails. In fact, you can add Tequila Rose to your coffee in place of your favorite creamer or add it to a homemade milkshake for a bit of an added bite. Make sure to clear off a shelf in your refrigerator because once your family tries your first batch of homemade Tequila Rose, they're sure to demand you for more.

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Homemade Made Simple

The idea of making your own ingredients from scratch can seem like a daunting task, but once you have one successful attempt under your belt, you'll feel empowered to try increasingly complicated concoctions. Start off with this homemade Tequila Rose recipe because of its small list of ingredients and easy steps, and you've got yourself a guaranteed win that'll boost your confidence to encourage you to experiment in your kitchen more often.

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