This recipe is featured in our September 2014 Food +Entertaining Article, Local Flavors: Cocktails.
The San Ysidro Ranch Blood Orange MargaritaCourse: Drinks
2 ounces sweet and sour mix (see below)
1/2 ounce blood orange purée
splash of fresh lime juice
- SWEET AND SOUR MIX:
1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup fresh lemon juice
1 cup fresh lime juice
- Muddle fennel and simple syrup in cocktail shaker. Add vodka, juice of half blood orange and one thinly-sliced blood orange wheel. Shake and pour in rock glass. Garnish with fennel sprig, lime blossom.
- To make sweet and sour mix, combine water and sugar in large saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to boil. Remove from heat and cool. Mix syrup, lemon juice and lime juice in pitcher. Chill until cold. Can be made up to one week ahead. Keep covered and chilled.
- Recipe from The San Ysidro Ranch