Blood Orange Margaritas

Blood Orange Margaritas

Ingredients

makes a single serving

  • 1 1/2 ounces tequila (silver or gold, based on your preference)
  • 1 ounce grand mariner
  • 1 1/2 ounces simple syrup
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces blood orange juice (about 1-2 oranges)
  • salt and/or sugar for the rim
  • lime/orange wedges for garnish
  1. Rim the ridge of your glass with a lime wedge and dip in margarita salt.(You can combined the salt with some sugar, but that’s up to you.)
  2. Fill the glass with ice.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, combine tequila, grand marnier, simple syrup, blood orange and lime juice with ice, and shake for about 30 seconds.
  4. Pour over ice and squeeze in lemon and orange slices.

Bubble Bellini

Another bubbly delight brought to you by Ciao Bella Sorbet. Seriously my favorite sorbet so far! (Until I go to Italy and then gain tons of weight from eating Italian sorbet…ahhh that’s the dream) anyway I’m rambling…here’s the recipe!

Bubble Bellini

Ingredients

  • Bottle of Brut Rose Cava or your favorite Bubble
  • Ciao Bella Sorbet (Prickly Pear or Blood Orange)
  1. Freeze some wide mouth champagne or red wine glasses.
  2. Fill half way with the chilled ‘Bubble’ (the cold glasses will make them foam up so pour slowly!)
  3. Then delicately place one small scoop of the sorbet in to each glass