Spiced ruby margarita

Spiced ruby margarita

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TASTE drinks expert Jeanne Calitz, is all for using in-season citrus to add zing to your winter cocktails. This spiced ruby margarita is her citrus cocktail of choice.


  • 2 T tequila
  • 1 T orange liqueur (preferably Cointreau)
  • 1 T fresh lime juice
  • 2 T fresh ruby grapefruit juice
  • 1 t sugar syrup (optional)

Cooking Instructions

1. Place all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake well. Strain into a short tumbler or a margarita coupe rimmed with a light chilli salt.

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Photograph: Jan Ras
Production: Bianca Strydom 
Food assistant: Ellah Maepa

Jeanne Calitz Recipe by: Jeanne Calitz
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Jeanne Calitz is the commercial projects editor at TASTE. She is also a food, travel and arts writer, as well as a seasonal cook.

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