The Passion Cocktail can best be described as a Tequila Cosmo. Similar to the Cosmopolitan, this recipe uses a mix of cranberry, lime, and orange liqueur. In this case Grand Marnier is used instead of Cointreau, which in this case is a nice pairing with the tequila.
The original recipe called for a gold tequila, though I have since changed that because there are so many great tequilas to choose from. For a slightly darker flavor profile, try a reposado tequila.
This recipe creates either one large cocktail or two smaller cocktails, making it a great option for date night.
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Yield: 2 Cocktails
- 2 ounces tequila
- 3 ounces cranberry juice
- 1 ounce lime juice
- 2 ounces Grand Marnier orange liqueur
- Lime slice for garnish
- Pour the tequila, cranberry juice, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
- Shake well.
- Strain into a chilled stemmed glass.
- Splash with Grand Marnier.
- Garnish with the slice of lime.
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