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Sugar Sunset Margaritas

Sweet and refreshing, this recipe is a twist on classic margaritas featuring hand squeezed citrus juice + more.

Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword margaritas
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 1 Margarita
Calories 219 kcal
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  • Sugar for the rim, or salt
  • Crushed ice
  • 1 ounce club soda chilled
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 2 ounces tequila chilled
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 2 ounces orange juice
  • 1.5 ounces fruit punch more or less to taste

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  1. To make a simply syrup, in a small pan, combine equal parts sugar and water over medium high heat. Add the zest of one orange and one lime. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Cool and strain.

  2. Juice all of the citrus fruit. For personalizing each drink based on preference of taste, keep the juice in separate containers.
  3. Wet the rim of a chilled glass with lime juice. Invert glass and dip into sugar. Fill glass with crushed ice.
  4. In order, pour the following over ice: club soda, simple syrup, tequila, lime, orange juice.

  5. Stir gently, and top with a splash of carbonated fruit punch soda.

Recipe Notes

Due to the wide variations in fruit juice, portions and renegade mixology, the nutritional value of this cocktail is only an estimate. 

To make a large batch, we used a total of 8 oranges, 8 limes. For the simple syrup we used 1 cup of water to 1 cup of sugar. We purchased a fifth of tequila. 

Nutrition Facts
Sugar Sunset Margaritas
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 219
% Daily Value*
Sodium 20mg1%
Potassium 113mg3%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Sugar 19g21%
Vitamin A 115IU2%
Vitamin C 36.9mg45%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.