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Cocktails – Skinny Blackberry Margaritas‏

Cocktails - Skinny Blackberry Margaritas‏

Skinny Blackberry Margaritas‏

Ingredients

½ cup water
¼ cup sugar
6 oz fresh black berries
½ cup tequila
⅓ cup fresh orange juice
⅓ cup fresh lime juice

Rim of the glass
1 lime
3 Tbls sugar

Instructions

In a small sauce pan heat water until boiling. Stir in the sugar until fully dissolved. Remove from heat, and let cool.
In a blender combine the simple syrup, tequila, black berries, lime juice and orange juice. Blend until smooth.
Pour through a fine mesh strainer. Let sit in the fridge until ready to serve.
To line the rim of the glass cut the lime into wedges. Rub with lime over the edge of the glass. Dip the rim in the sugar.
Serve over ice garnished with additional lime and blackberries, if desired.

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