If you’re a fan of Disney cocktails, especially juice-based drinks that taste light and refreshing, you’re going to love this Sunny Margarita recipe. Grab your favorite tall glass and create these light and refreshing drinks so you quench your thirst for Disney any time the craving calls.
Found at the Grand Floridian’s Enchanted Rose Bar, this citrus, lime, and tequila drink is a fun time that’s for sure. The frozen margarita recipe with oj and the bar’s chill atmosphere makes the cooling down after a long day the Orlando sun almost more fun than being in the parks.
Disney’s Sunny Margarita
While the Enchanted Rose Lounge offers several specialty cocktails to its guests, one of guests’ favorites is the Sunny Margarita. The Sunny Margarita is made with a flavorful combination of both orange and lime juice to give it a real citrus kick.
You don’t have to wait for your next trip to Orlando to enjoy one though, you can make one right at home—any time you need a refreshing cocktail.
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To make a sunny margarita at home you will need Patron Silver Tequila, Grand Marnier, Cordon Rouge, agave, simple syrup, and fresh orange and lime juice. While fresh squeezed juice tastes best, you can simplify the recipe by using store-bought OJ.
You will also need some citrus fruit slices and a maraschino cherry for garnishing your finished drink.
- Patron Silver Tequila
- Grand Marnier
- Cordon Rouge
- Orange Juice
- Lime Juice
- Simple Syrup
- Margarita Salt
- Lime, Orange, Lemon Slices
- Maraschino Cherries
To make this Disney drink, you will need a shaker filled about a ¼ of the way with ice. Pour in your tequila, Grand Marnier, Cordon Rouge, agave, and your lime and orange juice over the top. Prepare your margarita glass by dipping the rim in simple syrup on a saucer and then dip it in margarita salt.
Shake your drink mixture for a few seconds and then strain out the ice and pour it into your glass. Garnish your beautiful sunny margarita with orange, lemon, or lime slices, and a maraschino cherry.
You are ready to serve! This recipe makes enough for two 8-ounce margaritas.
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This Disney alcoholic drink is perfect for sipping on a warm sunny day out by the pool or around the grill. Make a batch at home and remind yourself of your last visit to the Enchanted Rose Bar and Lounge at the Grand Floridian Resort.
If you haven’t had the pleasure of visiting the Enchanted Rose Bar and Lounge yet, sip on some of these sunny margaritas while you plan your next Disney trip, and be sure to include it on your itinerary!
- 2 oz Patron Silver Tequila
- 2 oz Grand Marnier
- 3 oz Cordon Rouge
- 3 oz Fresh orange juice
- 2 oz Fresh lime juice
- 1 oz Agave
- 2 oz Simple syrup
- 1⁄4 C Margarita salt
- Orange slices
- Maraschino cherries
- Add simple syrup to a small plate and margarita salt on another small plate.
- Dip the rim of the glasses into the simple syrup and then dip into the margarita salt
- Fill your glass with ice.
- Add about 1⁄4 cup ice to the cocktail shaker and pour the tequila, Grand Marnier, Cordon Rouge, orange juice, lime juice and agave.
- Give the shaker a good few shakes.
- Pour the mixture into the glass.
- Garnish with orange slices, fresh mint and/or maraschino cherries.