Blackberry Margaritas

blackberry margaritas

Cheers to the weekend! These frozen blended margaritas are loaded with blackberry flavor and a hint of fresh lime. Take the extra time to rim the glass with lime and dip into sugar before serving, it makes a big difference.

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For the puree: Add the blackberries to a medium saucepan with the sugar and lime juice. Cook over low heat, covered, 20 to 25 minutes.For a lighter option, try using agave syrup in place of sugar.

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Strain using a fine mesh strainer, pressing the berries to extract as much juice/puree as possible. Place in the fridge to cool completely.

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Meanwhile, zest the limes.

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For the lime sugar: Mix together the sugar and lime zest. Set aside.

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For the margaritas: In a blender, add 1 cup of the tequila, 1/4 cup of the triple sec, 1/4 cup of the sugar, and the juice of 1 lime.

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Fill the blender with ice and blend until smooth.

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Add as much blackberry puree as desired, 1/3 to 1/2 cup.

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Use a piece of lime to moisten the rim of each margarita glass, and then dip in the lime sugar. Pour into 4 rimmed glasses and serve immediately. Repeat with the rest of the ingredients for the other 4 glasses. It’s easy to halve this recipe to cut it down to 4 margaritas.

Blackberry Margaritas
Cheers to the weekend! These frozen blended margaritas are loaded with blackberry flavor and a hint of fresh lime. Take the extra time to rim the glass with lime and dip into sugar before serving, it makes a big difference.
Blackberry Margaritas
Cheers to the weekend! These frozen blended margaritas are loaded with blackberry flavor and a hint of fresh lime. Take the extra time to rim the glass with lime and dip into sugar before serving, it makes a big difference.
Ingredients
Blackberry Puree
  • 2 pints blackberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 lime juiced
Lime Sugar
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 limes zested
  • 1 lime wedge
Margaritas
  • 2 cups teguila
  • 1/2 cup triple sec
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 limes
  • ice cubes
Instructions
  1. For the puree: Add the blackberries to a medium saucepan with the sugar and lime juice. Cook over low heat, covered, 20 to 25 minutes.
  2. Strain using a fine mesh strainer, pressing the berries to extract as much juice/puree as possible. Place in the fridge to cool completely.
  3. Meanwhile, zest the limes.
  4. For the lime sugar: Mix together the sugar and lime zest. Set aside.
  5. For the margaritas: In a blender, add 1 cup of the tequila, 1/4 cup of the triple sec, 1/4 cup of the sugar, and the juice of 1 lime.
  6. Fill the blender with ice and blend until smooth.
  7. Add as much blackberry puree as desired, 1/3 to 1/2 cup.
  8. Use a piece of lime to moisten the rim of each margarita glass, and then dip in the lime sugar.
  9. Pour into 4 rimmed glasses and serve immediately. Repeat with the rest of the ingredients for the other 4 glasses.
Recipe Notes

It's easy to halve this recipe to cut it down to 4 margaritas. For a lighter option, try using agave syrup in place of sugar.

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