Frozen Sunrise Margaritas Recipe

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Frozen Sunrise Margaritas

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

The tequila sunrise and the margarita come together in this frozen drink recipe that's bursting with citrus notes and a refreshing tang.

From epicurious February, 2013.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

margarita salt or coarse sea salt, for rimming glasses
1
lime wedge, for rimming glasses
1/2 c
frozen orange juice concentrate
1 1/2 c
orange juice
3/4 c
tequila (6 ounces)
2 Tbsp
cointreau or triple sec (1 ounce)
2 Tbsp
lime juice
3 c
crushed ice
1/4 c
grenadine
4 slice
orange, for garnish
4
maraschino cherries, for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Spread a layer of salt in a shallow dish. Run lime wedge around the rims of 4 highball glasses to moisten; dip rims in salt.
2
Place orange juice concentrate, orange juice, tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice in a blender. Add ice and pulse until smooth. Divide margarita evenly among glasses.
3
Tilt glasses and pour 1 tablespoon grenadine down the side of each drink; grenadine will sink to the bottom and create a sunset effect. Garnish with orange slices and maraschino cherries and serve.
4
Bartender's Note:
The straight sides of highball glasses are ideal for achieving the sunrise effect. Traditional margarita glasses won't work if you want this look.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American