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Sonoran Sunrise

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This isn’t your average tequila sunrise.

Sure, you could settle for a standard Tequila Sunrise. But wouldn’t you rather enjoy a cocktail with orange curaçao, prickly pear syrup and yuzu juice?

This recipe originally appeared as part of “8 Cocktails to Drink on Cinco de Mayo Instead of a Margarita.”

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz Azuñia reposado tequila
  • 1/2 oz Orange curaçao (such as Pierre Ferrand dry curaçao)
  • 3/4 oz Yuzu juice blend (1:1 yuzu and fresh lemon juice)
  • 1/2 oz Prickly pear syrup (1:1 Perfect Purée prickly pear purée and sugar)
  • 1 slice Jalapeño
  • Garnish: Dehydrated orange wheel

Steps

  1. Muddle the jalapeño slice in a shaker, add the remaining ingredients and ice, and shake.

  2. Double-strain into a rocks glass over ice.

  3. Garnish with a dehydrated orange wheel.