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!
Servings 4 - 6
Blackberry syrup (makes about one cup):
- ½ cup water
- ½ cup granulated sugar
- 6 oz container fresh blackberries
- 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
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.
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.
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