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Blackberry Margaritas

This refreshing margarita is flavored with lime and fresh blackberry syrup. Served on the rocks in a sugar rimmed glass, this drink is sure to be a favorite!
Course Beverages, Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Chill time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 4 - 6
Calories 230kcal

Ingredients

Blackberry syrup (makes about one cup):

  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 6 oz container fresh blackberries

Margaritas (pitcher):

  • 1 cup silver tequila more, if desired
  • ¾ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¾ cup blackberry syrup
  • 2 tablespoons orange liqueur
  • sugar/salt for the rim of each glass and additional blackberries and lime slices to garnish

Instructions

Blackberry syrup:

  • Combine blackberries, sugar, and water in a saucepan. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5-10 minutes. Press through a fine mesh sieve. Discard the solids and chill the syrup.

Margaritas:

  • Combine all ingredients in an ice-filled pitcher. Taste and adjust the ingredient quantities as necessary.
  • Run a lime wedge on the rim of each glass. Dip the rim of the glass in a shallow plate filled with granulated sugar or coarse salt. Add ice to the glass and pour in the margarita. Garnish with blackberries and slices of lime.

Nutrition

Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 101mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 91IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg