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Passion Cocktail Recipe


Passion Cocktail

Passion Cocktail

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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



  1. Pour the tequila, cranberry juice, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a chilled stemmed glass.
  4. Splash with Grand Marnier.
  5. Garnish with the slice of lime.

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