Blood Orange Tonic Water

Blood Orange Tonic Water, image of a blood orange in water.

This refreshing winter spritzer is an easy-to-make beverage that offers the full flavor of blood orange with a refreshing hint of vanilla and honey–perfect for Dry January or a simple night in!

Prep: 5 Min. Cook: 0 Min. Total: 5 Min. Servings: 2

Blood Orange Tonic Water Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. freshly squeezed blood orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 oz. lime-flavored sparkling water
  • Blood orange slices (optional garnish)

Instructions to make Blood Orange Tonic Water:

  1. Pour the blood orange juice into a cocktail shaker or a mason jar with a lid. Add the honey and vanilla extract into the shaker then shake well. Add ice to cool and shake again.
  2. Pour liquid into two ice-filled glasses evenly. Top juice with the lime-flavored sparkling water and a slice of blood orange for garnish. Enjoy it right away, salute!


Blood orange juice stains, so be mindful of the surfaces you decide to use! Non-porous surfaces such as glass or stainless steel work best.


Moore, Marisa. 2019. “Sparkling Blood Orange Mocktail.” Marisa Moore Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

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