Tropical Tequila Sunset

Ingredients: 

 

For the Orange puree:

 

3 oranges, peeled and sliced
½ cup water 
½ lemon

For the Strawberry puree:

1 punnet strawberries
½ cup water 
½ lemon 

 

To serve: 

 

1 shot of tequila
1 bottle of Schweppes Tropical Sunset
Orange slices for the garnish
Strawberries for the garnish
Mint leaves for the garnish

 

Yield: Each fruit puree makes 16 ice cubes

 

Method: 

 

For the Orange puree: 

 

1. Peel the oranges and separate the oranges into segments.  

 

2. Place the orange segments into a blender topped with ½ cup of water. 

 

3. Squeeze the lemon juice into the blender before blitzing into a smooth puree.

 

4. Strain the orange puree before pouring into an ice cube tray and freeze for 6 hours or overnight. 

 

For the Strawberry puree: 

 

1. Slice the stems from the strawberries and cut each strawberry in half. 

 

2. Place the strawberries into a blender topped with ½ cup of water. 

 

3. Squeeze the lemon juice into the blender before blitzing into a smooth puree. 

 

4. Pour the puree into an ice cube tray and freeze for 6 hours or overnight. 

 

To serve: 

 

1. Place the strawberry ice cubes into a blender and blend into a slushie mixture. Pour the strawberry slushie into the bottom of a tall glass. 

 

2. Place the orange ice cubes into a blender and blend into a slushie mixture. Pour the orange slushie over the strawberry layer in the tall glass. 

 

3. Pour a shot of tequila over the layers and top with a bottle of Schweppes Tropical Sunset Citrus Blend Flavoured Drink. 

 

4. Garnish with an orange slice, a strawberry and mint leaves.

 

5. Serve & ENJOY!