Prep Time: 5 minutes
Inactive time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Margarita
2 oz Butterfly Pea Flower Infused Tequila see recipe below
1 oz lime juice
.75 oz triple sec
.5 oz simple syrup optional, for a sweeter drink
For Butterfly Pea Infused Tequila
1 cup Silver Tequila
8 Butterfly Pea Flowers dried
Make Butterfly Pea Infused Tequila
1. To make Butterfly Pea Flower infused Tequila, add the tequila and butterfly pea flowers for a jar with a tight fitting lid. Allow to soak for 2-3 hours or overnight. Strain out flowers and keep in a sealed container. Batch will make 4 drinks.
To make color changing margarita
1. Run a slice of lime around the rim of the glass, dip in salt (optional). Fill the glass with ice, add the butterfly pea infused tequila.
2. In a cocktail shaker, add the lime juice, triple sec, and simple syrup if using. Shake until combined and chilled. Slowly pour into the glass, and watch the magic happen! Drink will turn from blue to purple. Stir to fully combine before drinking. Garnish with a lime if desired.
To make simple syrup, mix one part sugar and one part water. Heat and stir until sugar is dissolved. Allow to cool before using. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.
Magical Color Changing Margarita
This Margarita is made from scratch and uses butterfly pea flower to turn from blue to pink!
This Magical Color Changing Margarita is all – natural – no food dye! A secret, natural ingredient makes this margarita turn from blue to purplish pink right before your eyes! Make this fun and unique margarita for Cinco De Mayo!
Magical Color Changing Margarita – can you believe that these colors are totally natural? How is it possible to get this vibrant blue and purple without any food dye? The secret to natural blue coloring is: Butterfly Pea Flower!
This is a real margarita – no margarita mix here! You can even make this a “skinny margarita” if you leave out the simple syrup. Some people prefer the tart, fresh flavor of a simple margarita without any sweetener. But if you like a sweeter drink, you can add a little simple syrup.