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Tequila Sunrise Recipe

  • Author: maria
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Mixed
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


The Tequila Sunrise is a classic cocktail featuring tequila, orange juice, and grenadine. This vibrant drink is perfect for summer gatherings, showcasing a beautiful sunrise effect in the glass. Easy to make, it offers a refreshing taste with a hint of sweetness.


  • 2 oz tequila
  • 4 oz orange juice
  • 1/2 oz grenadine
  • Ice
  • Orange slice and maraschino cherry for garnish (optional)


  1. Fill a glass with ice.
  2. Pour in the tequila and orange juice, and stir to combine.
  3. Slowly pour the grenadine over the back of a spoon or by pouring along the inside of the glass.
  4. Let the grenadine settle at the bottom to create a sunrise effect.
  5. Garnish with an orange slice and maraschino cherry if desired. Serve immediately.


  • For a sweeter version, add more grenadine.
  • Ensure to pour grenadine slowly to achieve the gradient effect.


  • Serving Size: 1 drink
  • Calories: 200
  • Sugar: 18g
  • Sodium: 2mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: Tequila Sunrise, Tequila Sunrise Cocktail, Summer Drinks, Easy Cocktails, Classic Cocktail