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Blackberry Jalapeno Margaritas

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Recipe: Blackberry Jalapeno Margaritas

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup tequila
  • ½ cup triple sec or grand marnier
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 cup blackberry Jalapeno Syrup (see below)
  • ice cubes
  • fresh blackberries and lime wedges for garnish
  • Blackberry Jalapeno Syrup, makes 1 ½ cups
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, minced
  • Lime wedges
  • Sugar for the rim

Instructions

  1. To make the syrup: Combine the sugar and water in a small pot and bring to a brief boil over medium heat.
  2. Transfer the syrup to a blender and add the blackberries and the jalapenos. Blend until smooth. To extract the seeds, pour through a fine mesh strainer into an airtight container or mason jar. Refrigerate for up to 1 week.
  3. To make the margaritas: Rim 4 glasses with a lime wedge and then dip them into a dish filled with sugar. Upright the glasses and fill them with ice.
  4. Fill a cocktail shaker with the tequila, triple sec, lime juice and 1 cup of the Blackberry Jalapeno syrup, plus a handful of ice. Shake vigorously and strain the margaritas into the prepared glasses.
  5. Garnish with fresh blackberries and lime wedges and serve. YUM!

Recipe courtesy of Heather Christo!

Posted by: alrentalmanagers on July 7, 2016
Posted in: Uncategorized