Tequila Sunrise Margarita

Tequila Sunrise Margarita
Photo: Blaine Moats


  • Red colored sugar

  • 1 lime wedge

  • 3 cup Triple Sec or other orange liqueur

  • 2 - 3 cup tequila

  • 1 ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice

  • 1 cup superfine sugar or powdered sugar

  • 2 cup orange juice

  • Ice cubes

  • Grenadine syrup

  • orange slices (optional)


  1. Place sugar on a small plate. Rub rims of glasses with the lime wedge. Dip rims of glasses in sugar to coat; set aside.

  2. In a pitcher combine Triple Sec, tequila, lime juice, and sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in orange juice. Chill until ready to serve.

  3. Place ice cubes in sugar-rimmed glasses. Pour tequila mixture over ice cubes and add 2 dashes grenadine syrup to each glass. Garnish with orange slices, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

429 Calories
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 429
% Daily Value *

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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