Orange Raspberry Sangria Margaritas – a tall jar of thirst-quenching, cool, white wine-based, blended tequila, freshly squeezed lime, orange liqueur, and a fruity element, but it is not a frozen swirled sangria margarita, rather this margarita sangria orange raspberry cocktail is served on the rocks, with or without a salted or cinnamon-rimmed glass, a revivifying take on the traditional sangria and margaritas you might have sipped on. Cheers and bottoms up!
Why You’ll Love This Margarita Sangria Orange Raspberry Cocktail
Truly a cooling cocktail, without red wine, and with white wine, and fruit, and in the end, it almost tastes a bit like a juice box but yet so much better because it is not sugary, rather it is a blended fruitful flavor, sharing a fruit punch flavor, with way more depth!
The ingredients are so easy to mix and when I show you how to make sangria margaritas you won’t believe it because this drink kinda makes itself, which is good if you have been sipping and sampling, lol!
- it’s a thirst-quenching cocktail that is not only smooth but fruity
- you can and should make this cocktail in advance
- it’s easily transportable in a bottle!
- the ingredients for this cocktail are super easy to find
- you can add in peaches if you want a bit more of a fruity taste
- make these as a pitcher of margaritas with sangria ingredients
Equipment Needed For Your Orange Raspberry Sangria Margarita
- long mixing spoon
- tall glass container
- 1.5 Gallon Container as Made or if cutting the recipe in half, a 3/4 gallon container
- lemon/lime squeezer
- cutting board
- serving glasses
You won’t need a blender because this is not a swirled or frozen sangria margarita, but you could alter the ice amount and use a blender to create a frozen version!
Ingredients For Your Margarita Sangria Orange Raspberry Cocktails
Mixing these ingredients comes together fast and suddenly you’ll have a delightful cocktail in your hands!
- White or Red Fruity Wine
- Orange Flavored Hawaiin Punch
- Raspberry flavored simply syrup
- Dekupyer Triple Sec (or any Orange Liqueur)
- Limes Freshly Squeezed
- Cubed mango or peach slices
It’s not about being the best sangria mix or imitating some famed bar’s fabulous drink, rather it is about a simple pitcher of a combined flavoring of orange and raspberry with all the elements of a margarita and the tasty sangria brew combined to form a very tasty, conventional orange raspberry margarita, that is on the rocks!
How To Make An Easy Orange Raspberry Sangria Margarita
You’ll find nothing but easy instructions here, like, open, slice, pour, etc. so don’t worry mixologist, you got this!
Of course, I do suggest taste-testing along the way as that is half the fun of creating cocktails don’t you agree?
Step 1 Is Just Like Making A Pitcher Of Margaritas But Better
As long as you can shake whatever you are putting in your vessel that will hold the cocktail mixture, you can use it, if not you’ll want to work in a container that you can shake, after all the key to great margaritas is the shake.
Also, I worked inside my skull vessel and could shake with ease, so I began by adding the wine.
You’ll want to make sure you have your limes ready to squeeze, and your contents measured out ahead of the prep, so your first step is all about the prep.
Have a measuring cup or 2, and all of the ingredients set up, so you can just pour, squeeze then shake.
Step 2: Making The Sangria & The Margarita
Start by adding the white wine.
Then you will add in the orange flavored fruit beverage.
Add in the tequila as well as the orange liqueur.
Next, add the raspberry simple syrup and squeeze in the limes.
Shake to combine.
At this point, you will want to mix by shaking.
Step 3: Cool & Chill The Sangria Tequila Cocktail Mixture
Once you have mixed and shaken the mixture, you will add in the sliced fruit that you choose such as peaches, mango, and the lime that you squeezed.
Make sure that the lid is on the top and closed and place the cocktail vessel in the refrigerator, allowing the easy sangria margarita mixture to blend for at least 24 hours before serving.
What to Pair With Orange raspberry sangria margaritas
Of course, nothing is better than enjoying cocktails with a side, an appetizer, or a dessert, so here is some insight as to what sides, entrees, and desserts you could serve!
After all, if you just suck these down without some food, you might miss a step, a seat or anything else you attempt to do, as these Bichachos are strong!
This cocktail is great when you’re eating a spicy nut mixture, tortilla chips, wonton chips, buffalo chicken dip, or eating any type of appetizer. It is cool and refreshing.
Pair this up with any whitefish or spicy shrimp dish the cocktail is a perfect match!
You can pair virtually any Mexican-inspired dessert, any cheesecake cupcake, muffin, cookie, or other pastries with this fabulous refreshing sangria Margarita cocktail.
Popular Subsitutuions & Additions
- use orange simple syrup if you prefer to not use raspberry making this a fully orange drink.
- if you prefer a more plain simple syrup use the 1:1 ratio of water to sugar, and simply add in a puree of fruit such as a mango purée or a raspberry purée added to the simple syrup would also create the same flavoring.
- do you know that if you use a purée it will separate when it sits so shaking is essential
- consider flavoring the ice, with either orange or raspberry so that there is a more concentrated flavor and color as the ice melts
How To Store Orange Raspberry Sangria Margarita Cocktails
Once you make a pitcher of these you will want to store it properly so you can use it on demand and I’ll share a few tips right now to help you with that!
Best Way To Store Margarita Sangria Orange Raspberry Cocktails
Once you make the sangria tequila mixture you will definitely want to refrigerate it with the fruit in it.
Since the fruit will be soaked in alcohol, it will not mold, but do know that within 3-4 days the fruit will look a bit dastardly and you may not want to consume it.
I suggest removing the fruit when there are leftovers and bottling the sangria tightly into an airtight jar you could then keep the sangria margarita cocktails for up to 6 days if you used white wine instead of red.
Once you remove the fruit you will need to use it within 3-4 days as a dressing over a dessert (cake, cupcake, cheesecake) or in a complimenting muddled drink you might be making.
Can I Freeze My Margarita Sangria Orange Raspberry Cocktails?
You can freeze the cocktails but do not expect them to freeze to rock hard consistency as tequila and triple sec don’t truly freeze.
In the end, you’ll end up with a slushy consistency however if you were just looking to preserve them a bit longer than 5 days you can do this for about 2 weeks and then use them, and don’t add ice.
The taste will not be as strong but it will also not be bad!
Margarita Sangria Orange Raspberry Cocktail FAQs
Can I use pineapple as my alcohol-soaked fruit?
Yes! in fact, pineapple is a wonderful choice for soft fruit in any sangria margarita and it is especially delicious in this particular drink as it plays well with the orange flavoring.
Can I use a bottle of red wine to make this sangria margarita?
Yes! you can change the wine, it may make the taste a bit bolder, but do you make sure to keep it as a fruity wine one that is not a Chianti or a Merlot
Can I Make A Flavor Other Than An Orange Margarita?
Yes! You can change up the flavors of the suggested orange flavored fruit beverage in lieu of a different flavor, just consider the raspberry flavor as well! In other words, if you change one you might have to change the other.
Do I Have To Use Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice to Make The Orange Rasberry Sangria Margarita?
Yes. I never use bottled lime, as it is not fresh and fresh lime is irreplaceable when it comes to the flavorful citrus burst it provides. If you use a bottled version of lime or frozen lime concentrate the flavor will not be as brilliant, so while you can, I just don’t.
Other cocktail recipes you may like
- Peach margaritas
- pink Lemonade tequila margaritas
- Apple cider margaritas
- Pear margaritas
- peppermint martinis
- sangria sippers
Don’t forget to come back and tell me how your Orange Raspberry Sangria Margarita Cocktails turned out
Did you happen to notice that I used mango and peaches in my mixture, however, they do not impart any flavor, they are just brightly colored fruit chunks and slices that can be eaten and probably can get you bombed if you eat enough, ROLF!
Recipe for your cocktail below
Orange Raspberry Sangria Margaritas
- 2 bottles White Wine (750 ml each)
- 1 32 oz. bottle Orange Flavored Hawaiian Punch
- 1 c raspberry flavored simply syrup (Torani's)
- 1 c Triple Sec (or any Orange Liqueur)
- 1 c Tequila (gold or silver)
- 6 medium size 5 Limes (rinsed and ½'d) 1 Lime sliced for just putting into the mixture without pressing
- 1 c cubed mango and sliced peaches (glass decor and soaking if desired)* Read note below
- 6 c ice
- Have your pitcher or storage vessel on the counter
- Add the white wine to the container
- Follow that with the orange drink
- then add in the raspberry simple syrup
- Add in the Tequila and the Triple Sec
- Squeeze the fresh lime into the mix
- Toss in the lime that has been pressed and some other lime slices
- SHAKE well to combine
- Place in the refrigerate for 12-24 hours before serving, not much longer as the wine has a shelf life once opene of about 5 dys .
- When you are ready to serve your Orange Raspberry Sangria Margaritas remove the storage vessel from the refrigerator and shake well.
- Add ice to the glass (to the top), skew a fancy toothpick with fruit pieces, such as mango, and peach, etc. and fill the glass.
- Sip and enjoy! ~ Dana XO
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