Orange Mint Tequila Cocktail

Total Time:

10 minutes(Preparation)

Servings:

1

Orange Mint Tequila Cocktail


A sweet and minty cocktail!

Ingredients

For the orange syrup
2oranges (for the zest and juice)
1 cupsugar
1 cupwater
For the cocktail
½orange, cut in half
6-7mint leaves
1.5 ozorange syrup
2.5 ozTequila
ice
club soda

Preparation

1- Combine orange zest, juice, water and sugar in a small saucepan. Stir and bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and let simmer until sugar is dissolved.

2- Reduce heat and let syrup cool down. Strain the syrup into a jar and refrigerate. Discard the zest.

3- Add the orange pieces, mint and orange syrup to a glass. Muddle all of the ingredients until the orange has released its juice and the mint has released its oils. 

4- Add the tequila and stir to combine. Fill the glass with ice and club soda and serve. 

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