Berry Cinnamon Margaritas are a tantalizing and unique take on the classic tequila-based beverage. Recipes usually combine crushed frozen berries with cinnamon syrup, a touch of citrus juice, and your favorite tequila to create a sweet and spicy margarita that serves as the perfect addition to your next party or celebration.
Tequila can definitely be an acquired taste but when combined with the right mixers like those used in this particular recipe, it becomes difficult for even the most hesitant drinkers not to enjoy its eye-popping flavor! Give it a try today and experience just how delightfully complex the Berry Cinnamon Margarita can be.
The Berry Cinnamon Margarita drink is a delicious tequila-based margarita ..
The Berry Cinnamon Margarita drink is a delicious tequila-based margarita that is packed with flavor. This tequila and fruit combination offers a perfect balance of sweet, tart, and zesty flavor. Created from the recipe of combining crushed berries, lime juice, maple syrup or agave nectar, orange liqueur, and sugar, this creative drink will tantalize your taste buds. Whether served on ice or as a frozen blended drink, this classic margarita recipe makes for an excellent night with family or friends.
Prep time: 1 hour
Cook time: 10 minutes
Serves: 1 margarita, 8 syrup
Ingredients needed to make the Berry Cinnamon Margaritas
Spiced Simple Syrup Ingredients:
1 c. sugar
1 c. water
2 c. mixed berries, fresh or frozen
1 large orange, use a vegetable peeler to remove 3-4 pieces orange peel for syrup (remaining orange can be sliced to be used as a garnish or for another use)
5 cinnamon sticks
Additional Ingredients for each Margarita:
2 oz. tequila
1 oz. orange liquor like Triple Sec
½ oz. lime juice
Extra berries, to garnish
Orange or lime slices (optional)Cinnamon stick (optional)
Fresh rosemary sprig, to garnish (optional)
Instructions for making the Berry Cinnamon Margaritas
- Combine sugar, water, cranberries, orange peel, and 5 cinnamon sticks in a medium saucepan. Place over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Let the simple syrup simmer for 10 minutes or until the sugar has completely dissolved.
- Remove the spiced simple syrup from the heat and let cool for at least 30 minutes.
- Strain and transfer to a glass jar.
- For each Margarita, add tequila, orange liquor, lime juice, 1 ½ oz. spiced simple syrup, and ice to a shaker. Shake vigorously and pour into a glass filled with ice.
- Garnish with extra berries, orange or lime slices, a cinnamon stick, and fresh rosemary sprig, if using. Enjoy!
Variations for the Berry Cinnamon Margaritas
If you’re looking to mix things up and add a fruity twist to your traditional margarita, the Berry Cinnamon Margarita provides a unique take on one of the most popular drink recipes. By starting with a base of tequila and freshly squeezed lime juice, you can then add in your own variation using frozen berries and an added layer of sweet-and-spicy cinnamon simple syrup to give the drink some extra flavor. The possibilities for variations are endless; you can play around with different kinds of berries, like raspberries or blueberries, or switch up the type of tequila for a smokier taste. Whatever twists you decide to make to this recipe, the Berry Cinnamon Margarita will sure to be a hit!
The Berry Cinnamon Margarita is a refreshing, sweet-tart drink perfect for long days in the sun. Its storage capacity depends on the tequila used and how close the recipe (ingredients) adhere to classic margarita concoction. Many recipes suggest using store bought margarita mix which is loaded with preservatives, allowing storage of the drink for over a month in the refrigerator. However, if you make your own fresh mix or add fresh fruit juices, storage time should be reduced to two or three days.
When crafting the perfect Berry Cinnamon Margarita, there are a few top tips to keep in mind. First, make sure to use good-quality silver tequila for the base of the drink. Second, always use fresh fruit and top-shelf liqueurs for maximum taste and optimal flavor. Third, be sure to balance the tartness of the margarita mix and berries with just the right amount of sweetness from honey or agave. Finally, top off with a bruleed cinnamon sugar rim for a smoky kick – delicious! With these top tips, your Berry Cinnamon Margarita recipe is sure to become a favorite among friends and family for delicious summer cocktails.
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