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Cara Cara Orange Margarita

The Elle Yes! Margarita featuring Cara Cara Oranges and Ginger Beer

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Author Creative Culinary


For the rim:

  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Kosher salt
  • 1 tsp grated orange zest
  • ¼ cup Cara Cara or Blood Orange juice

For the Cocktail:

  • 1 & 1/2 oz Tequila
  • 2 oz fresh squeezed Cara Cara or Blood Orange juice
  • One lime wedge
  • 3 oz chilled ginger beer use ginger ale if you can not locate ginger beer


  • Mix together sugar, salt and orange zest; put onto a plate.
  • Put the orange juice in a shallow bowl; Dip the rim of a glass in the orange juice; shake off excess and then dip it into the rimming mixture.
  • Combine tequila, orange juice and lime juice in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well, Strain into a glass filled with ice.
  • Top with chilled ginger beer.
  • Garnish with orange slices (optional).