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Fresh Grapefruit Paloma Recipe with easy infused simple syrup

The Herbeevore
This fresh grapefruit Paloma is the perfect summer cocktail!  Make for a crowd or just for one, sweet and refreshing.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Cocktail, Drinks
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 1 drink
Calories 214 kcal


Grapefruit Infused Simple Syrup

  • Peels of 1 grapefruit
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water

For the Paloma

  • 2 ounces reposado tequila
  • 1 ounce Grapefruit Infused Simple Syrup
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 2 ounces seltzer to top
  • Salt rim


For the Grapefruit Infused Simple Syrup

  • In a large mason jar, add the peels from 1 grapefruit, 1/2 cup is sugar, and 1/2 cup water.  Allow the peels to soak for 1 hour- not much longer or else they will get bitter.  Remove the peels and refrigerate the syrup!

For the Paloma

  • In a mason jar, combine the tequila and grapefruit simple syrup, and lime juice.  Add ice and shake well.  Pour into a cocktail glass over ice, and add the seltzer as a float on top.  Garnish with fresh lime and grapefruit.


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Calories: 214kcalCarbohydrates: 128gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 37mgPotassium: 90mgFiber: 2gSugar: 122gVitamin A: 34IUVitamin C: 20mgCalcium: 33mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Fresh Grapefruit Paloma, Grapefruit Paloma Recipe, Grapefruit Simple Syrup
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