Classic Tequila Sunrise

This Classic Tequila Sunrise cocktail recipe is for all you Tequila lovers out there. You know who you are! Only 3 ingredients plus Ice!

Classic Tequila Sunrise

This Classic Tequila Sunrise cocktail is one of my wife’s favorite drinks to have during those warm summer months. No argument from me, this is one great cocktail!

gold tequila

Am I the only one that wants to bust out singing Tequila Sunrise from the Eagles when drinking this cocktail? Maybe not their biggest hit but certainly one of their classics in my humble opinion.

Classic Tequila Sunrise

I didn’t specify what kind of Tequila to use on the recipe card as we all have our favorite brand. Personally I like me some Patron Silver but got ahead and use whatever you like or whatever you got!

Classic Tequila Sunrise

Most of us probably already have Tequila and Orange Juice in the house but unless you entertain often, you probably don’t have Grenadine Syrup on hand.

If you are not in the mood to make a trip to your local liquor store, you can substitute the Grenadine for pomegranate juice or raspberry syrup.

Silver Patron Tequila
Silver Patron Tequila
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Alcohol Warning

Please take into consideration that some of the alcohol in this recipe may not completely burn off and the remains could be of significant concern to recovering alcoholics, parents, and others who have ethical or religious reasons for avoiding alcohol.

I am not going to preach about drinking responsibility on this food blog as we are all adults but in case you are someone you know who needs a little assistance, check out this website.

For more great Cocktail recipes including non-alcoholic drinks, then check out my Beverages section. My Fruit Punch is a family favorite.

You will need the following ingredients to make this Classic Tequila Sunrise recipe (see recipe card for quantities): Tequila, Orange Juice and Grenadine Syrup.

  1. Mix tequila with the juice.
  2. Pour over ice into a tall glass and drizzle grenadine syrup over the top.

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Classic Tequila Sunrise

Classic Tequila Sunrise

This Classic Tequila Sunrise cocktail recipe is for all you Tequila lovers out there. You know who you are! Only 3 ingredients plus Ice!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course Beverages
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Cocktail
Calories 258 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 2 oz Gold Tequila
  • 4 oz Orange Juice
  • 1 oz Grenadine Syrup

Instructions
 

  • Mix tequila with the juice.
  • Pour over ice into a tall glass and drizzle grenadine syrup over the top.

Nutrition

Calories: 258kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 9mgPotassium: 227mgSugar: 23gVitamin A: 227IUVitamin C: 57mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Tammy says:

    This tequila drink is so refreshing especially with the addition of orange juice.

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