Happy Thirsty Thursday!!! My Good God this weekend cannot come quickly enough. Truly. And Thirsty Thursdays liquor inspired chill-pill comes at a much needed time!

Blackberry Jalapeno Margarita

Today I am sharing an old favorite from my first book, the Blackberry Jalapeno Margarita! Hopefully you are already knee deep in blackberry season where you are living? We are just venturing into ours and I just knew you would need to be armed with the perfect recipe when you bring home your first pint of the little midnight colored jewels!

Blackberry Jalapeno Margarita

This is one of my favorite recipes from the book and one that I still make for friends and party guests because it is so popular. A little sweet, a little sour and a little spicy, this is an epic margarita your friends wouldn’t forget soon either- enjoy!

Blackberry Jalapeno Margarita

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.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 2 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

 

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Happy Thirsty Thursday!!! My Good God this weekend cannot come quickly enough. Truly. And Thirsty Thursdays liquor inspired chill-pill comes at a much needed time!

Blackberry Jalapeno Margarita

Today I am sharing an old favorite from my first book, the Blackberry Jalapeno Margarita! Hopefully you are already knee deep in blackberry season where you are living? We are just venturing into ours and I just knew you would need to be armed with the perfect recipe when you bring home your first pint of the little midnight colored jewels!

Blackberry Jalapeno Margarita

This is one of my favorite recipes from the book and one that I still make for friends and party guests because it is so popular. A little sweet, a little sour and a little spicy, this is an epic margarita your friends wouldn’t forget soon either- enjoy!

Blackberry Jalapeno Margarita

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.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 2 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4