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Tequila Christmas Sunrise with Homemade Grenadine

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  • 1/2 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 lemon juiced

tequila sunrise

  • 4 to 5 ounces orange juice
  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons grenadine
  • luxardo cherries for garnish splurge!
  • rosemary for garnish



  • Place the pomegranate juice and sugar in a saucepan and heat over medium heat. Whisk until the sugar dissolves, then bring to a simmer and let it bubble for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, stir in the lemon juice and let sit until it cools to room temperature and is syrupy. This stores great in a the fridge for a few weeks.

tequila sunrise

  • Fill a glass with crushed ice. Shake the orange juice and tequila together in a cocktail shaker with ice for 30 seconds. Pour over the crushed ice. Drizzle in the grenadine. Top with a few cherries and a sprig of rosemary to be festive!

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