Cara-Carry Me Away

Cara-Carry Me Away
  • Yield:serves 1
  • Active time:5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes
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Serious Entertaining: Taco Night

[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Cara cara oranges are sweet and low in acid with hints of grapefruit and cherry. They add depth to this citrusy, refreshing tequila cocktail.


  • 1 1/2 ounces tequila
  • 2 ounces freshly squeezed cara cara juice
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon agave syrup
  • Club soda, chilled
  • Cara cara orange twist


  1. 1.

    Combine tequila, cara cara juice, grapefruit juice, lime juice, and agave syrup in a cocktail shaker.

  2. 2.

    Fill shaker with ice. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain into a tequila glass or champagne flute and top with soda. Garnish with cara cara orange peel twist.

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