Blood Orange and Thyme Margaritas
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Recipe type: Cocktail
Serves: 2-3
  • For Thyme Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • For Margarita
  • 2-3 blood oranges juiced (1 cup of juice)
  • 2 ounces Tequila
  • ½ cup sparkling lime water
  • ½ ounce thyme simple syrup
  • a splash of Triple Sec
  • a splash of St. Germain
  • ice
  • limes and thyme sprigs for garnish
  1. Add one cup sugar and two cups water to the base of a small pot.
  2. Bring the water and sugar to a boil.
  3. Lower the heat to a simmer and add two thyme sprigs.
  4. Once the sugar is dissolved, turn off heat, remove sprigs, and set aside to cool.
  5. Add one cup of blood orange juice, Tequila, St. Germain, Triple Sec, sparkling water, and cooled thyme simple syrup to the base of a martini shaker.
  6. Add some ice and shake carefully.
  7. Pour the cocktail into two glasses.
  8. Top with a slice of squeezed lime, ice, and a sprig of thyme.
  9. Enjoy!
Recipe by Simply Happenstance at