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Blackberry Margarita Recipe

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This Blackberry Margarita Recipe is a twist on a classic cocktail that’s easy to make. All you need is a few simple ingredients and a quality blender to make this festive drink. 

Blackberry Margarita in a serving glass with blackberries on the side.

This fruity drink is perfect for Cinco De Mayo or warm days, so don’t delay in making this sweet treat.

If you love margaritas you may also enjoy this Banana Margarita recipe.

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The Idea Behind A Traditional Margarita 

The history of margaritas is murky, however it is believed that the original margarita was invented in Mexico in the late 1940s. The traditional recipe is tequila, triple sec and lime juice. Now there are so many different varieties of margaritas, like this blackberry one.

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❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

This blackberry cocktail is simple, delicious and super refreshing. If you are looking for a flavorful cocktail to make, then this is the recipe for you. 

  • You won’t have to wait long to enjoy this drink because it’s ready in under 30 minutes.
  • It looks fancy, but this cocktail is super easy to make.
  • Since this is a unique take on a margarita, it’s always a hit at parties.

If you love frozen margaritas, then next time you may want to give this Classic Frozen Margarita recipe a try.

🥘 Ingredients

Blackberry Margarita ingredients.

You only need a few simple ingredients to help you make this cocktail recipe. All of these ingredients are easy to find at your local grocery store or liquor store. 

  • Tequila: Use your favorite brand of tequila to make this adult beverage. 
  • Triple Sec: This orange liqueur adds a sweet flavor to this berry flavored drink. 
  • Blackberry Jam: Pick up a jar of your favorite jam while you are at the store. 
  • Blackberries: You will need either frozen blackberries or fresh blackberries for this recipe. I like to use frozen for an icy treat. 

See the recipe card for exact quantities.

🔀 Substitutions

Salt: Instead of sugar, you could also rim your glass with salt. 

Triple Sec: If you don’t have triple sec on hand, you can use your favorite citrus or fruit liqueur. 

🌈 Variations / Options / Add-Ins

Lime: Add a squeeze of fresh lime juice for more flavor. 

Simple Syrup: If you prefer an extra sweet drink, add more simple syrup or agave nectar

Fruits: Use different berries to change up the flavor of this drink! 

To try a margarita made with a different berry, try this Strawberry Lemonade Margarita.

🥄 Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools

You only need a couple kitchen tools to help you make this refreshing drink. Gather these tools and get ready to enjoy this adult beverage. 

🔪 How to Make This Blackberry Margarita Recipe

Making this delicious drink is so easy. Just follow the instructions below and you will have a nice twist on a traditional margarita that your friends and guests will enjoy. 

Step 1: Add the ice, jam and berries

Add ice, blackberry jam, and blackberries to your blender.

ice, blackberry jam, and blackberries in a glass bowl.

Step 2: Add the alcohol 

Pour in triple sec and tequila to the blender. 

pouring triple sec over a glass bowl with ice, blackberries and blackberry jam.

Step 3: Blend until mixed

Blend until well combined. 

using an immersion blender to blend ingredients in a glass bowl.

Step 4: Rim the glass

Coat the rim of the glass in margarita juice and then dip in sugar. 

a hand dipping an upside down glass on a plate with sugar.

Step 5: Serve and enjoy

Pour the margarita into the glass before serving.

Blackberry Margarita in a serving glass with blackberries on the side.

🍽️ Serving Suggestions

I love to serve this drink with a hearty meal like these Air Fryer Tacos and sweets like these Cinnamon Donut Holes filled with Cream Cheese.  

Blackberry Margarita in a serving glass with blackberries on the side.

👩‍🍳 Pro Tips

Here are a few tips to make sure that this drink turns out perfect for you every time that you make it. 

  • Garnish the glass with a lime wedge or lemon wedge for extra flare.
  • Use a wooden spoon to scrape the sides of the blender until all the solids are completely blended. 
  • You can press this mixture through a fine mesh strainer if you are worried about seeds.

❓ Recipe FAQs

Do you have questions about this delicious recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions for this recipe.

How to store

This drink is best served fresh, however you can make a pitcher and keep it in the fridge.

Is Triple Sec or Cointreau better for margaritas?

I prefer to use triple sec because I think it gives the best flavor.

Why do you need Triple Sec for margaritas?

Triple sec adds a sweetness and flavor that really works well in margaritas.

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📋 Recipe

Blackberry Margarita

Corinne Schmitt
This Blackberry Margarita is a sweet and fruity twist on a classic cocktail. This drink is prefect for your next party, or Cinco de Mayo.
5 from 16 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Beverages
Cuisine American
Servings 1 Drink
Calories 546 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender
  • Margarita glasses

Ingredients
  

  • 1 shot Tequila
  • 1/2 shot Triple Sec
  • 1 cup Blackberries fresh or frozen
  • cup Blackberry Jam
  • 2 cups ice
  • Sugar for rimming

Instructions
 

  • Add ice, blackberry jam, and blackberries to your blender.
  • Pour in triple sec and tequila to the blender.
  • Blend until well combined.
  • Coat the rim of the glass in margarita juice and then dip in sugar.
  • Pour the margarita into the glass before serving.

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Notes

  • Garnish the glass with a lime wedge or lemon wedge for extra flare.
  • Use a wooden spoon to scrape the sides of the blender until all the solids are completely blended. 
  • You can press this mixture through a fine mesh strainer if you are worried about seeds.

Nutrition

Serving: 1DrinkCalories: 546kcalCarbohydrates: 99gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 64mgPotassium: 328mgFiber: 9gSugar: 69gVitamin A: 308IUVitamin C: 40mgCalcium: 79mgIron: 1mg
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