The Sunshine Margarita: Sipping on Summer Sun

August 16, 2023
Sunshine Margarita

The Margarita is an age-old cocktail favorite, especially on sun-soaked patios in the summer. It’s a timeless and versatile, having inspired countless variations over the years. Enter the Sunshine Margarita, a radiant twist that will not just refresh your senses but also bathe them in the warm glow of the sun.  The Sunshine Margarita harmoniously marries the rich tradition of the Margarita with the bright and vivacious notes of orange.

Yield: 1 cocktail


  • 2 oz freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 oz high-quality silver or reposado Tequila
  • 1/2 oz Licor 43
  • A splash of agave syrup (adjust to taste)
  • Optional for serving:
  • Orange slice or twist of orange peel (for garnish)


  • Prep the Glass: If you like a salt-rimmed glass, run an orange slice around the rim of your glass and then dip it into a plate of salt.
  • Mix the Cocktail: In a cocktail shaker, combine the orange juice, tequila, Licor 43, and agave syrup.
  • Shake: Fill the shaker with ice and shake well until the mixture is chilled.
  • Serve: Strain the chilled mixture into your prepared glass filled with ice.
  • Garnish: Add an orange slice or a twist of orange peel for an elegant touch.

It’s a tribute to sunny days and happy memories, and a reminder that, with the right ingredients, we can always find a moment of brightness, no matter the weather. Whether you’re at the beach, hosting a summer soirée, or just looking to bring a little sunshine into your day.

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