Blackberry Margarita
Beverages,  Mexican/Latin

Blackberry Margaritas

Blackberry Margarita

Blackberry Margaritas

When the blackberries are in season and look this good, I’m hunting recipes to make.  This Margarita recipe from Cooking Light was just what I was looking for.  Just so happens it makes four two…so I recommend inviting a friend, like I did.

Blackberry Buttermilk Cobbler
Blackberry Margarita

Blackberry Margarita

Cooking Light, June 2011
Cuisine Cocktail
Servings 4


  • 1 1/2 Tbl. granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 lime
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup tequila
  • 3/4 cup Grand Marnier
  • 2/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 12 oz. fresh blackberries


  • 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.
  • Combine 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar and kosher salt in a dish. Cut lime into wedges; rub rims of 4 glasses with lime wedge. Dip rims of glasses in salt/sugar mixture. Serve margaritas over ice. Garnish with fresh blackberries and lime wedges.

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