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Blackberry Margaritas



Blackberry Margaritas


  • 1 1/2oz Tequila
  • 1/2oz Triple sec
  • 1/2oz Cointreau
  • 2 Tbsp. Blackberry simple syrup
  • 1 cup Blackberries - pureed
  • 1 cup sugar ( 1/4 cup for berries puree and rest for the syrup )
  • 1 cup Sweet and Sour mix Simple syrup
  • Margarita Salt
  • Ice
  • 1 Lime for garnish


  1. In a blender add 1/4 cup of fresh blackberries, and 1/4 cup of sugar puree until its all blended - set to the side
  2. In a small pot make the blackberry simple syrup:
    1. Add 3/4 cup of blackberries and 3/4 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water bring to a boil, simmer for 10 minutes
    2. Use a potato masher, smash the berries
    3. Allow to cool to for 10 minutes
    4. Pour through a strainer in to a bowl
    5. Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator until ready to use
  3. In a shaker, add the liquors, blackberry simple syrup, and sweet and sour mix shake to combine - set to the side
  4. Use an appetizer plate and pour 1 tbsp. of simple syrup on it
  5. Dip your glassware in the simple syrup and then into the margarita salt
  6. Add ice to 3/4 of the way full
  7. Now pour your liquor mix into the glass
  8. Top with pureed blackberries and lightly star
  9. Garnish with a lime wheel
  10. ENJOY!