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Margarita Parfaits Recipe

Margarita Parfaits Recipe


  • 6 oz lime flavored Jell-O 1 large or 2 small
  • 1 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup silver tequila - chilled
  • 2 cups whipped topping I used Cool Whip
  • Zest and juice of 2 limes


  1. Add the lime Jello-O powder to a large mixing bowl.  Pour the boiling water into the bowl and whisk until all of the gelatin is dissolved.
  2. Add the cold tequila, lime juice and half of the lime zest and stir well to incorporate. Cover the remaining lime zest with plastic wrap for later use.
  3. Gently fold in the whipped topping and transfer to your parfait glasses.
  4. Chill until the layers are set (they will automatically separat- about 1 1/2 hours.
  5. Before serving, dollop with more whipped topping and sprinkle with the remaining lime zest.