Blood Orange Cordial

An essential ingredient in my Blood Orange Mezcal Negroni, Blood Orange Cordial is so quick, easy, and inexpensive to make, why spend the time and money buying it?

Ways to Use Blood Orange Cordial

  • In cocktails
  • With sparkling soda in a “mocktail”
  • In a pancake syrup
  • As an ice cream topping
Blood Orange Cordial in a glass mason jar.

Blood Orange Cordial

Homemade blood orange cordial is easy, quick, and cheap. It’s a perfect cocktail ingredient, but you can use it in mocktails (with sparkling soda), syrups, etc.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Course Other
Cuisine American
Servings 3 /4 cup


  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • juice and zest of 2 blood oranges


  • Add water and sugar to a small sauce pan on high heat. Bring to a boil, and stir until dissolved. Remove from heat.
  • Add the zest and juice of the 2 blood oranges. Stir.
  • Pour into a non-reactive (glass) jar.

NOTE: Macronutrients are an approximation only using unbranded ingredients and Please do your own research with the products you’re using if you have a serious health issue or are following a specific diet.

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