WINE & FOOD CORNER BLOG

Blood Orange Cocktails
January 25 7:41 PM

Blood Orange and Triple Sec (a sweetened sour orange liqueur used in many cocktails) are the common ingredient to all 3 cocktails. Then add Sky Vodka to make our version of a Martini or Cosmo, or add Tequila for a Blood Orange Margarita.


Blood Orange Martini

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Sky Vodka
  • 1 Tablespoon Triple Sec or Cointreau
  • 2 ounces freshly squeezed blood orange juice
  • Blood orange slice for garnish

Directions

  1. Place first 3 ingredients in a cocktail shaker or small pitcher, add ice, then stir and strain into a chilled martini glass.
  2. Garnish with thin slice of blood orange.

Blood Orange Cosmo

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Sky Vodka
  • 1.5 ounces freshly squeezed Blood Orange Juice
  • 1 ounce Ocean Spray Cran-Raspberry
  • 2 Tablespoons of Triple Sec or Cointreau
  • Squeeze of lime

Directions

  1. Place ingredients in small pitcher with ice, stir or shake, strain into a cocktail glass.
  2. Add a thin slice of lime for garnish, or use some orange peel.

Blood Orange Margarita

Ingredients

  • 2 oz freshly-squeezed blood orange juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 oz Triple Sec, Cointreau or Grand Marnier
  • 1 1/2 oz tequila
  • Squeeze of lime for flavor and garnish.

Directions

  1. Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake and pour into a margarita glass or rocks glass.

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