Blackberry Margarita Smash

Blackberry Margarita Smash
Blackberry Margarita Smash

Ingredients:

1 1/2oz Tequila

1/2oz Triple sec

1/2oz Cointreau

2 Tbsp. Blackberry simple syrup

1 cup Blackberries – pureed

1 cup sugar ( 1/4 cup for berries puree and rest for the syrup )

1 cup Sweet and Sour mix

Simple syrup

Margarita Salt

Ice

1 Lime for garnish

Instructions:

In a blender add 1/4 cup of fresh blackberries, and 1/4 cup of sugar puree until its all blended – set to the side.

In a small pot make the blackberry simple syrup.

Add 3/4 cup of blackberries and 3/4 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water bring to a boil, simmer for 10 minutes.

Use a potato masher, smash the berries.

Allow to cool to for 10 minutes.

Pour through a strainer in to a bowl.

Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Cocktail:

In a shaker add the liquors, blackberry simple syrup, and sweet and sour mix shake to combine – set to the side.

Use an appetizer plate and pour 1 tbsp. of simple syrup on it.

Dip your glassware in the simple syrup and then into the margarita salt.

Add ice to 3/4 of the way full.

Now pour your liquor mix into the glass.

Top with pureed blackberries and lightly star.

Garnish with a lime wheel.

ENJOY!