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Sundrop Margarita Recipe – Easy Kitchen Guide

Last Updated on March 18, 2023

Sundrop Margarita is an easy-to-make cocktail with a sweet and tangy flavour. It contains tequila, orange, lime, and a sweet & sour mix. The fruity notes of the orange juice blend perfectly with the tart flavours of the fresh lime juice and a hint of sweetness from the royal Combier grande liqueur. This makes a refreshing and delicious summer drink!

In this article, we’ll share the Sundrop margarita recipe and tips and tricks so you can make the perfect margarita every time. So, keep reading!

Sundrop Margarita Recipe

What is Sundrop Margarita?

Sundrop Margarita is a cocktail made with tequila, orange juice, lime juice, and combier grande liqueur. It has a refreshingly sweet and sour flavour that makes for the perfect summer drink. The combination of tartness from the lime juice and sweetness from the combier makes for a balanced flavour that is not too tart or too sweet.

What Does It Taste Like?

Sundrop Margarita has a refreshingly sweet and sour flavour. The orange juice adds a subtle fruity note, while the lime juice provides the tartness that balances out the sweetness of the combier liqueur. The tequila adds warmth to the drink and complements the other flavours perfectly.

How Did I First Get Introduced To The Sundrop Margarita?

I had my first taste of this traditional cocktail at a friend’s house. They brought me a tall glass of fresh margaritas. The flavour was amazing! As I sipped it, I knew that I had to learn how to make this delightful drink.

I asked my friend for the recipe and thus started my journey to making the perfect Sundrop Margarita!

How To Make Sundrop Margarita?

A few ingredients and easy steps are all that you need to make a delicious Sundrop Margarita. Here’s the ingredients and step by step process:

How To Make Sundrop Margarita?

Ingredients

  • ½ oz Fresh Orange Juice
  • 1 oz Royal Combier Grande Liqueur
  • 2 oz Herradura Reposado Tequila
  • ½ oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • Ice Cubes
  • Kosher Salt For Rim
  • 1 oz Mr & Mrs T Sweet & Sour Mix
  • Lime Or Orange Wedge For Garnish

Step by step instructions

Step 1: 

Begin by preparing the rim of your glass. Take a lime slice and rub it around the outside edge of your margarita glass, then dip it into a plate with kosher salt. 

Step 2: 

Fill the glass with ice cubes and set aside.

Step 3: 

In a shaker, add orange juice, royal combier grande liqueur, tequila, lime juice, and sweet-and-sour mix. 

Step 4: 

Shake the ingredients together until well combined.

Step 5: 

Pour the mixture into your prepared glass and garnish with a lime or orange wedge.

Tips

• Use freshly squeezed juices for the best flavour.

• Add more or less sweet-and-sour mix, depending on your preference.

• Try adding a splash of pineapple juice for an extra flavorful twist.

Sundrop Margarita Recipe

Sundrop Margarita Recipe

Dr. LeahDr. Leah Alexander
Sundrop Margarita is an easy-to-make cocktail with a sweet and tangy flavour. It contains tequila, orange, lime, and a sweet & sour mix. The fruity notes of the orange juice blend perfectly with the tart flavours of the fresh lime juice and a hint of sweetness from the royal Combier grande liqueur. This makes a refreshing and delicious summer drink!
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 3 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 people
Calories 271 kcal

Equipment

  • Cocktail Shaker
  • jigger
  • strainer
  • Margarita Glass
  • Straw
  • Saucer

Ingredients
  

  • ½ oz Fresh Orange Juice
  • 1 oz Royal Combier Grande Liqueur
  • 2 oz Herradura Reposado Tequila
  • ½ oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • Ice Cubes
  • Kosher Salt For Rim
  • 1 oz Mr & Mrs T Sweet & Sour Mix
  • Lime Or Orange Wedge For Garnish

Instructions
 

  • Begin by preparing the rim of your glass. Take a lime slice and rub it around the outside edge of your margarita glass, then dip it into a plate with kosher salt.
  • Fill the glass with ice cubes and set aside.
  • In a shaker, add orange juice, royal combier grande liqueur, tequila, lime juice, and sweet-and-sour mix.
  • Shake the ingredients together until well combined.
  • Pour the mixture into your prepared glass and garnish with a lime or orange wedge.

Video

Notes

• Use freshly squeezed juices for the best flavour.
• Add more or less sweet-and-sour mix, depending on your preference.
• Try adding a splash of pineapple juice for an extra flavorful twist.
Keyword Cocktail Shaker Jigger Strainer Margarita Glass Straw, Cocktail Shaker Jigger Strainer Margarita Glass Straw Saucer

Nutrition Information

Serving: 6oz, Calories: 271 kcal, Carbohydrates: 23.7g, Protein: 0.2g, Fat: 0g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 1161mg, Potassium: 45 mg, Fiber: 0.1g, Sugar: 32.8g, Calcium: 2 mg, Iron: 0mg.

What to serve with Sundrop Margarita?

This margarita pairs well with various dishes, from tacos and enchiladas to grilled seafood or chicken. It’s also delicious and accompanies chips, salsa and guacamole for a Mexican-inspired appetizer platter.

How to store leftover Sundrop Margarita?

If you have any leftover margarita, it’s best to refrigerate it within two hours of making it. Ensure the lid is tightly sealed and the drink is completely cooled before storing. The margarita should keep for up to three days when stored in this manner.

Can pregnant women eat this?

Due to the alcohol content, pregnant women are not recommended to consume this drink.

FAQs 

Can I use another type of liqueur instead of Royal Combier Grande Liqueur?

Yes, you can substitute any other orange-flavoured liqueur, such as Cointreau or Grand Marnier.

Is this margarita gluten-free?

Yes, the Sundrop Margarita is gluten-free because it does not contain any wheat-based ingredients.

Wrapping Up

The Sundrop Margarita is a delicious and easy-to-make cocktail that will surely please your taste buds. The combination of orange, lime, and tequila provides a well-balanced flavour profile that can be enjoyed year-round.

With just a few simple ingredients, this classic margarita can be made in no time at all! So grab your shaker, your glass, and get ready to make the perfect Sundrop Margarita.

I hope you enjoyed this recipe and found it helpful in creating a delicious Sundrop Margarita. Enjoy your Sundrop Margarita responsibly and don’t forget to share with your friends and leave a comment below.

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Dr. Leah Alexander, M.D., is a board-certified Pediatrician in New Jersey and has been working at Elizabeth Pediatric Group of New Jersey since 2000.
She also has a passion for culinary arts that extends beyond the medical realm. After completing culinary school at the French Culinary Institute, she started Global Palate, LLC, a catering firm, in 2007. She ran her own six-year-old catering company and served small group parties as an owner and executive chef.

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