4-5drops lime essential oil2 tablespoons lime juice may be substituted
2tablespoonsfreshly squeezed lime juice
8ouncesGrand Marnier liquor
Garnish: lime wedgesblackberries, salt rim
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.