Blackberry Margarita: Perfect for Summer or Any Occasion

The Blackberry margarita

Easy Blackberry Margarita Recipe

I’m a passionate berry lover. From the bold richness of blackberries to the tart sweetness of raspberries and the classic allure of strawberries, I love incorporating these vibrant fruits into my food and drink recipes.

The Blackberry Margarita garnished with mint leaves
The purple margarita

Recently, I’ve just made Blackberry Juice to celebrate the National Fresh Squeezed Juice Week (Jan 21st, 2024 – Jan 27th). And I don’t want that leftover blackberry juice to go to waste. It’s time to elevate my evening with a festive twist – a Blackberry Margarita. Here is how to make Blackberry Margarita recipe:

The Blackberry margarita

Easy Blackberry Margarita Recipe

A sweet and tangy twist on the classic tequila cocktail
Total Time 11 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 220 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups blackberry juice freshly squeezed if possible
  • 1 cup Tequila
  • 1/2 cup Triple Sec
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice cubes
  • Salt and sugar for rimming the glasses
  • Blackberries and lime slices for garnish

Instructions
 

  • On a small plate, mix salt and sugar in equal parts. Moisten the rim of each glass with a lime wedge, then dip the rim into the salt-sugar mixture to coat it. This will add a delightful sweet and salty touch to each sip.
  • In a blender, combine the blackberry juice, tequila, triple sec, and freshly squeezed lime juice.
  • Add a handful of ice cubes to the blender and blend until the mixture is smooth and well combined.
  • Fill each prepared glass with ice cubes. Pour the blackberry margarita mix over the ice.
  • Garnish each glass with a few fresh blackberries and a slice of lime for a visually appealing presentation.
  • Stir gently before sipping to ensure a consistent blend of flavors.
Keyword alcohol, cocktails, drinks, margarita

Blackberry Margarita Variations

There are endless ways to make this margarita more interesting and delicious. Each variation brings its own unique flair to the table.

  • Spicy Blackberry Margarita: To create the spiciness of this version, you can muddle some habanero or jalapeño slices along with the blackberries before mixing in the other ingredients. The heat of these ingredients creates a tantalizing contrast to the sweetness of the blackberries, delivering a margarita with a fiery twist.
  • Herb-Infused Blackberry Margarita: Elevate your drink by infusing it with fresh herbs like basil or mint. The herbal notes mingle with the blackberry essence, adding a layer of complexity to the flavor profile.
  • Frozen Blackberry Margarita: Blend ice into the mix for an icy texture that’s perfect for hot days or whenever you’re in the mood for a frosty treat.
  • Blackberry Lavender Margarita is infused with lavender syrup. This variation adds a touch of elegance to your cocktail.
Blackberry recipe with blackberry syrup
  • Blackberry Moonshine Margarita: The potent kick of moonshine combines with the sweetness of blackberries, creating a robust and flavorful cocktail that’s sure to leave a lasting impression.
  • Blackberry Coconut Margarita: For this version, blend blackberry puree with coconut cream or coconut water for a luscious, exotic twist on the classic margarita.
  • Blackberry Lime Margarita: The marriage of blackberries and lime creates a harmonious balance, offering a tangy and refreshing profile that’s perfect for warm, sunny days.
  • Blackberry Ginger Margarita: Muddle fresh ginger or incorporate ginger syrup into your margarita mix for a zingy and invigorating experience. The warmth of ginger pairs brilliantly with the sweetness of blackberries.
  • Champagne Blackberry Margarita: With this drink, replace Triple Sec with champagne and add simple syrup.
Johanna Cleveland
About the author
Kate

Hi, I'm Kate, the creator of Happy Baking Days. I'm a food lover, recipe creator, and kitchen explorer. I have amateur baking knowledge gained from years spent in the kitchen with my grandma and mum, where I graduated slowly from dusting work surfaces with flour and licking the spatula to the finer arts of pastry and meringue. Now in my own kitchen, I put all those years of training into practice, experimenting with recipes and ingredients from around the world. Join me as I share my culinary journey and favorite recipes that make cooking a delightful experience.

Leave a Comment

Recipe Rating