February 22, 2012

@SauzaMargaritas Tequila Blackberry Recipe for National Margarita Day



Did you know that today, February 22nd is National Margarita Day?! What a perfect opportunity to jazz up the classic margarita with a different spin. Below is (4) different refreshing mixed drinks recipes using Sauza Tequila. While my personal favorite is the Blackberry Margarita, I know you'll also enjoy the Spicy Sauzarita, the Cucumber Margarita, and the Banana Margarita

Blackberry Margarita

Blackberry Margarita
Serves 6

Ingredients:
2 cups fresh blackberries
3/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup simple syrup
1 1/2 cups Sauza Silver Tequila
Ice
4 cups sparkling blackberry soda
Sugar


Directions:
In a blender, puree 1 cup fresh blackberries with 3/4 cup lime juice and 1/4 simple syrup. Strain into a cocktail shaker, add the tequila and ice and shake to chill. Rim Champagne flutes with sugar. Place 2-3 whole blackberries (fresh or frozen) in each glass. Pour each glass 1/3 full with the Blackberry-Lime-Tequila mixture. Top with chilled Blackberry soda. Salud!

Banana Margarita
Banana Margarita
Serves 8

Ingredients:
1 can of frozen Pineapple-Orange-Banana Juice
1 Can Sauza Gold Tequila
3 Frozen Bananas
The juice of 3 limes
2 cans of light beer

Directions:
Combine the first 4 ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into a pitcher, add beer and stir with a wooden spoon. Serve over ice.

Cucumber Margarita

Cucumber Margarita
Serves 4

Ingredients:
3/4 cup Sauza Blue 100% Agave Tequila
1 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced
6 ounces fresh lime juice
2 ounces DeKuyper Triple Sec
2 ounces simple syrup

Directions:
In a pint glass, muddle together sliced cucumber (except for 8) and Sauza Blue Tequila. Let sit in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Strain the cucumber tequila and combine with all ingredients in a pitcher. Stir and serve over ice. Garnish with reserved cucumber slices

Spicy Sauzarita
Spicy Sauzarita

Ingredients:

1 part frozen limeade
1 part water
2 parts beer
1 part Sauza Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
A few dashes of your favorite hot sauce
Sugar, salt, cayenne pepper (to rim glasses)

Directions:
In a pitcher, combine 1 can frozen limeade concentrate, 1 can water, 2 beers, 1 cup tequila and a few dashes of your favorite hot sauce. Chill and serve in glasses rimmed with sugar, salt and red pepper. Garnish with the cutest chili you can find. Enjoy!

Please Note: I received a product sample. No other compensation was received. Views expressed are always 100% my own.

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1 comments:

Shelly said...

Mmm, Margaritas!!! My favorite is raspberry :)

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