Cranberry Margarita

Add a dash of festive spirit to any Christmas party with this vivid red tequila, cranberry and triple sec cocktail, decorated with an orange sugar rim

  • Prep:10 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 150
  • fat 0g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 10g
  • sugars 3g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 0g
  • salt 0.6g


  • 1 tsp clear honey
  • finely grated zest and juice 1 orange
  • 1 tbsp coarse sea salt
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 200ml tequila
  • juice 1 lime
  • 200ml cranberry juice
  • 50ml triple sec
  • ice
  • a fine paintbrush


  1. Using a fine, clean paintbrush, paint a thin layer of honey around the rim of 4 Margarita or Martini glasses. In a saucer, combine the orange zest, salt and sugar, then turn the glasses upside down and dip them into the mixture. Put the glasses in the fridge to chill.

  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the orange juice, tequila, lime juice, cranberry juice, triple sec and ice, and shake to combine. When the outside of the shaker feels cold, strain the mixture into your prepared glasses and serve.

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