Celebrate summer with this delicious tequila sunrise cocktail recipe! Have you ever had a tequila sunrise? It’s a classic drink with tequila, orange juice, grenadine, and cherries. I promise that you will love it!
Since we live in Florida, I like to shake up a few cocktails that remind me of tiki bars on the beach. While I typically am not a tequila drinker, I do love a good margarita! This tequila cocktail is perfect even if you don’t like tequila. It’s a fruity concoction that will inspire you to plan a trip to the beach or reminisce about your last vacation.
How do you make a tequila sunrise?
For our version of a tequila sunrise, we used ice, grenadine, orange juice, tequila, and fresh fruit for a garnish. Try orange slices and cherries, but you can get creative with your favorites! A silver tequila works best and offers a light taste. While this recipe serves one, you can easily double, triple, or even quadruple it for a party.
In a tall cocktail glass, add ice and top with grenadine. Add orange juice and tequila to a cocktail shaker and shake gently. Pour into your glass. Garnish with fresh fruit and enjoy!
- Handful of ice
- 1 oz. grenadine
- ¾ cup orange juice
- 1 ½ oz. silver tequila
- Fresh orange wedges and maraschino cherries for garnish
- Add the ice to your glass.
- Top with grenadine.
- Add orange juice and tequila to a cocktail shaker and shake gently.
- Pour into glass.
- Garnish with orange wedges and maraschino cherries.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 333Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 12mgCarbohydrates: 58gFiber: 4gSugar: 43gProtein: 3g
Need another summer cocktail?
You can’t go wrong with this tequila sunrise! Let me know what you think when you make it. I’d love to hear what you garnished it with!
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