Blood Orange Rosemary Cocktail | #cocktail #drink #recipe

I started a personal photography project titled “leftovers” in which I eat food and then take photos and style whatever is left. There is something so satisfying to see an empty plate with a full belly.

So I drank both of these drinks in about 3 minutes. What a head rush. It had to be done. 

For art. 

Blood Orange Rosemary Cocktail | #cocktail #drink #recipe

I’ve wanted to make a rosemary infused simple syrup for a long time so I finally just did it. I don’t know what took me so long, it’s just sugar, water and whatever herbs you want.

Blood Orange Rosemary Cocktail | #cocktail #drink #recipe

This is the perfect cocktail for winter and for Valentine’s Day. I dub this Blood Orange Rosemary Cocktail the “drink of February.”

This citrus fruit is perfect to help you forget the snow and pretend it’s June!

Blood Orange Rosemary Cocktail | #cocktail #drink #recipe

I’m normally a bourbon girl but for this drink, I opted for vodka. Mainly because it was snowing outside and I only had a few shots of vodka left in the house. I still think vodka made the most sense for this drink. 

I mixed this drink with the help of a fancy jigger and cocktail shaker. 

I felt like a real bartender…

All that shaking, pouring, and garnishing with fancy herbs and pretty fruit! 

Blood Orange Rosemary Cocktail
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Blood Orange Rosemary Cocktail

This blood orange cocktail is so sweet, it is perfect for a Valentine’s Day drink for two. It's also a great use of the abundant winter citrus!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes




  • rosemary sprig
  • blood orange slice


  1. Pour blood orange juice, rosemary infused simple syrup, and vodka into a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake until combined.
  3. Line a glass with ice, a blood orange slice, and a rosemary sprig.
  4. Pour cocktail mixture into the glass.
  5. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 442Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 11mgCarbohydrates: 94gFiber: 7gSugar: 81gProtein: 1g

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