Blackberry Margarita

A fruity alternative to the traditional lime margarita, fresh blackberries and blackberry jam lend a vibrant colour.

Ingredients

  • 400 g (2 cups) caster sugar
  • Zest of 3 limes
  • 140 g (1 cup) blackberries
  • 160 g (½ cup) seedless blackberry jam
  • ½ lime, peeled, halved
  • 180 ml (6 fluidounces) tequila
  • 60 ml (2 fluidounces) triple sec
  • 630 g (4½ cup) ice cubes

Directions

  1. Place sugar and lime zest into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Start the machine, slowly increase to its highest speed.
  4. Blend for 20 seconds.
  5. Rim glasses with lime sugar. Add ice to glasses.
  6. Place blackberries, jam, and lime into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  7. Select Variable 1.
  8. Start the machine, slowly increase to its highest speed.
  9. Blend for 40 seconds. Stop and add the tequila and triple sec and stir. Pour over ice.

Notes

Optional: Place 1 or 2 fresh basil leaves into glass with the ice before serving.