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Paloma by The Sea

A spiked seltzer cocktail using butterfly pea flower for a beautiful shade of purple and blue!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 489kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $5


Paloma by The Sea

  • 2 1/2 ounces grapefruit juice fresh squeezed
  • 1 ounce tequila
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice
  • 1/4 ounce butterfly pea simple syrup follow the recipe below
  • 1 can spiked salter to top off the cocktail

Butterfly Pea Flower Simple Syrup

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp dried butterfly pea flower


Butterfly Pea Flower Simple Syrup

  • In a small sauce pan, on low heat simmer the water and sugar together.
  • Add in the butterfly pea flowers and watch the simple syrup turn a rich shade of blue.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes so the color can absord into the simple syrup.
  • Add more dried flowers if you don't achieve a nice shade of blue.

Paloma by the Sea

  • In a glass, add the lime, tequila simple syrup and grapefruit juice and stir.
  • The cocktail will turn pruple because of the lime juice acid, so pretty!
  • Add in two butterfly pea flower ice cubes.
  • Top the cocktail with sparkling spiked seltzer in grapefruit!


Calories: 489kcal | Carbohydrates: 109g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 115mg | Sugar: 108g | Vitamin C: 23mg | Iron: 1mg