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Blackberry Lime Margaritas

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 3 -4

Ingredients

Blackberry Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup blackberries

Blackberry Lime Margaritas

  • 1/2 cup blackberry simple syrup
  • 4-5 drops lime essential oil 2 tablespoons lime juice may be substituted
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 8 ounces Grand Marnier liquor
  • 8 ounces good-quality tequila
  • Garnish: lime wedges blackberries, salt rim

Instructions

  • Combine the sugar, water and blackberries in a small saucepan over medium heat. Simmer for 10 minutes, breaking the blackberries up with the back of a spoon. Strain the syrup through a mesh strainer into a bowl and set aside. Chill until you are ready to use.
  • To a cocktail shaker, add the blackberry simple syrup, lime essential oil, lime juice, Grand Marnier and tequila. Shake vigorously and then pour into salt rimmed glasses filled with ice. Garnish with lime wedges and blackberries.
  • Enjoy!