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Blood Orange Margarita Cocktail with Orange and Lime Garnish

Blood Orange Margarita Cocktail

A simply gorgeous cocktail best enjoyed seasonally with fresh blood oranges.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 Cocktails
Calories 522kcal
Author Creative Culinary


  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • Kosher salt
  • Sugar
  • 2 ounces Orange liqueur
  • 2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 3 ounces blood orange juice 2-3 oranges
  • 3 ounces tequila preferably reposado
  • salt for the rim lime/orange wedges for garnish


  • Make a simple syrup by combining water and sugar over medium high heat. Heat until sugar is dissolved; remove from heat and let cool.
  • Combine equal parts of salt and sugar and spread on a saucer. Rub the rim of each glass with a lime wedge and then dip the edge into the salt/sugar combination.
  • Combine 3 oz of simple syrup with orange liqueur, lime juice, blood orange juice and tequila in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake for approximately 30 second until ice cold.
  • Fill glasses with ice and pour mixture into the glasses. Garnish with an orange slice and lime section.


Serving: 1grams | Calories: 522kcal | Carbohydrates: 95g | Protein: 2g | Sodium: 660mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 84g