Stir it Up: Blood Orange Margarita

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stir it up: blood orange margarita

Gather supplies:

  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 oz Orange Liqueur
  • 2 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 3 oz Blood Orange Juice (2-3 oranges)
  • 3 oz Tequila
  • Kosher Salt & Additional Sugar for Rim

Mix it up:

  1. Make a simple syrup with water and sugar over medium to high heat.  Once sugar is dissolved, remove from heat and let cool.
  2. Combine equal parts salt and sugar on a saucer; use to rim each glass.
  3. Combine 3 oz of simple syrup with orange liqueur, lime juice, blood orange juice, and tequila in a shaker.  Fill with ice, shake until cold.
  4. Fill glasses with ice and pour cocktail from shaker.
  5. Garnish with an orange slice and lime wedge.

roo rating 5 graphicThis warm weather calls for a cool, summery drink and we’ve found just the one — the Blood Orange Margarita!  A standard margarita gets an interesting twist with the addition of blood oranges in this delightfully colored and tempting cocktail. 

Spill it:  We’d love to hear how your Blood Orange Margarita turns out!  Or maybe you have a favorite signature drink already… please do share!

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