Moro Blood Orange Simple Syrup & Margarita

Moro Blood Orange Simple Syrup & Margarita
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Moro blood oranges are seasonal fruit, so it makes sense to find ways of making that luscious, fragrant flavor last longer. Making a syrup out of Moro blood oranges lets you enjoy the taste beyond the growing season, and you can use it in a variety of ways. You can drizzle it over veggies as part of a delicious vinaigrette, or on ice cream or cake to add a vivid flavor pop to dessert. You can also make cocktails, including martinis, Kir, and this rosy version of a Margarita.
Moro Blood Orange Simple Syrup & Margarita
Print Recipe
Moro blood oranges are seasonal fruit, so it makes sense to find ways of making that luscious, fragrant flavor last longer. Making a syrup out of Moro blood oranges lets you enjoy the taste beyond the growing season, and you can use it in a variety of ways. You can drizzle it over veggies as part of a delicious vinaigrette, or on ice cream or cake to add a vivid flavor pop to dessert. You can also make cocktails, including martinis, Kir, and this rosy version of a Margarita.
Ingredients
Moro Blood Orange Simple Syrup
Moro Blood Orange Margarita
Servings:
Instructions
Simple Syrup
  1. Measure the water and sugar into a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat to a medium setting, and simmer for about 20 minutes. The mixture should reduce and be slightly thickened.
  3. If any foam has developed on the surface, skim it off.
  4. Remove from the heat, and allow the syrup to cook completely.
  5. You can store it in the fridge in a covered container.
Moro Blood Orange Margarita
  1. Rim your glass if you wish by swiping it with a wedge of Moro blood orange, and then dipping it in coarse sea salt.
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker about halfway with ice, and add the tequila, triple sec, fresh Moro blood orange juice, simple syrup, and lime juice.
  3. Shake vigorously for about 30 seconds.
  4. Strain into the rimmed glass over cracked ice, or neat, as you prefer.
  5. Garnish with Moro blood orange slices.
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