Tequila Sunrise

Serve this great drink recipe at your next party.


Photo By: Ulrich Schade

Ulrich Schade

Tequila sunrise Cocktail in front of different colored backgrounds


1-1/2 oz. reposado tequila
3 oz. fresh orange juice
3/4 oz. grenadine
3 tbsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
5 dashes cayenne pepper
dry orange zest
orange wheel


cocktail glass


Fill a shaker half full of ice. Pour in 1-1/2 oz. reposado tequila and 3 oz. fresh orange juice and let sit. On a plate, mix 3 tbsp. sugar, 1/2 tsp. sea salt, 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, 5 dashes cayenne pepper and some dry orange zest. Run an orange slice along the outer rim of a cocktail glass and rim the edge of the glass with the dry mixture. Shake and strain the contents of the shaker into the cocktail glass. Slowly pour 3/4 oz. grenadine down the side of the glass and let it settle at the bottom. Garnish with an orange wheel.

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