Cocktail Inspiration: Blackberry Margarita

With Sunday Football parties in full effect, what a perfect way to welcome guests at your party.

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First, blend fresh blackberries with simple syrup, agave blanco tequila, Grand Marnier, and fresh lime juice for a delicious Margarita that pairs perfectly with the sexy fall season.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 lime
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup 100% agave blanco tequila
  • 3/4 cup Grand Marnier
  • 2/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 12 ounces fresh blackberries

PREPARATION

Combine 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar and kosher salt in a dish. Cut lime into 9 wedges; rub rims of 8 glasses with 1 lime wedge. Dip rims of glasses in salt mixture. Combine water and 1/2 cup sugar in a microwave-safe glass measuring cup. Microwave at HIGH 2 1/2 minutes, stirring to dissolve sugar; cool. Combine syrup, tequila, Grand Marnier, fresh lime juice, and blackberries in a blender; process until smooth. Strain mixture through a cheesecloth-lined sieve over a pitcher; discard solids. Serve over ice. Garnish with remaining lime wedges.

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Creating a taco bar with all the delicious fixings would compliment the Blackberry Margarita perfectly at your next football party.  Until next time…

Salud!

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Source:  My Recipes

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