Morgue-A-Rita Cocktail For Halloween

written by Yoga David 28th October 2015

This goofy Morgue-A-Rita will ensure you have a dreadfully good time at any Halloween setting or party. The use of blood red maraschino syrup adds the cherry ‘on the bottom’ while sugary green “goo” lends a creepy or spooky twist to the cocktail.

Morgue-A-Rita Cocktail For Halloween

Recipe: hgtv.com



  • 1/4 cup of light corn syrup
  • Green food coloring


  • 1/2 cup of fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup of club soda
  • 3/4 cup of tequila
  • 3 ounces triple sec
  • 4 fresh cherries
  • 4 teaspoons of maraschino cherry syrup


4 cocktails

1: Mix together 1/4 cup light corn syrup with green food dye. Tip: Start with just a little coloring and add until you get the desired color then set aside.

2: Place glasses in the freezer to frost them. When frozen, dip each glass into the green syrup and invert to allow the syrup to drip slightly. Return glasses to the freezer to set.

3: Insert stirrers through maraschino cherries for each drink and set aside.

4: Juice the limes and strain if desired to remove pulp

5: Combine tequila, triple sec and lime juice in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until very cold

6: Pour one teaspoon of the maraschino cherry syrup into the bottom of each glass. Add a cherry and stirrer to each glass.

7: Carefully pour the margarita mixture into each glass till about 3/4 full. Tip: Pour very slowly to avoid disturbing the syrup on the bottom.

8: Top off each drink with 1/4 cup club soda and serve immediately.


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