A little smoky (thanks to the mezcal), a little sweet (thanks to the citrus) – this Blood Orange Cocktail recipe from Jessica T. at One Martini is just fantastic. When you start to see blood oranges at the grocery store show up, be sure to pick up a few extra to make a batch.
Want to learn how to rim a glass with cocktail sugar or margarita salt for your Blood Orange Mezcal cocktail, use a different fresh fruit margarita (but seriously – this blood orange mezcal margarita is awesome), or come up with ways to garnish any cocktail you can whip up at home? Check out our easy to follow recipe tutorial.
Want to serve this blood orange cocktail as a frozen margarita, rather than on the rocks? Add all liquids into a blender with one cup of crushed party ice. Cover and blend until you reach your preferred consistency. Then strain into salt rimmed glasses and serve.
- Mezcal – 3 ounces
- Blood orange juice – 1.5 ounces
- Campari – 1 ounce
- Honey Syrup – 1/2 ounce
- Lime Juice – 1/2 ounce
- Blood orange wheels for garnish
- Dell Cove Spice Co. Gold Margarita Salt for garnish