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Blueberry and Blood orange margarita

  • Author: Samantha - Pastry & Soul
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 drinks 1x


  • 3 ounces silver tequila
  • 2 ounces orange liqueur (Grand Marnier, Triple Sec or Cointreau)
  • 1 1/2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 1 1/2 ounces blueberry simply syrup or regular simple syrup (optional)
  • ice
  • carbonated blood orange drink (San Pellegrino was used in this recipe.)
  • blood orange wedge, blueberries and/or lime wedges and coarse salt for rimming the glass
  • salt or sugar to rim your glass (optional)


  1. Rub a lime on the rim of two glasses with a lime wedge.
  2. Pour some sugar or coarse salt onto a plate or a shallow bowl, and dip the rim of the glass in the sugar or salt. Set aside.
  3. Muddle the blueberries and lime juice together in a cocktail shaker until the liquid turns blue/purple.
  4. Add the tequila, simple syrup and a small handful of ice to the cocktail shaker. Shake or stir until well combined.
  5. Fill your glasses with ice.
  6. Strain and pour into your glasses.
  7. Leave room to pour the carbonated blood orange drink
  8. Enjoy! Cheers!
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: cocktails

Keywords: margarita, tequila, national tequila day