Blueberry Jalapeno Margarita
For the rim
- lime wedge
- 1/4 maple sugar
For the jalapeno lime simple syrup
For the margaritas
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1/2 cup lime juice
- 1 cup blue agave silver tequila
- mint leaves, for garnish
- lime wedges, for garnish
Chill serving glass. Use a lime wedge to wet the rim of a glass then place maple sugar on a plate and dip the rim of the glass in it. Add crushed ice to the glass then place into freezer.
Place all the ingredients for the simple syrup in a small saucepan over medium heat, whisk and let simmer for 3 minutes. Remove from heat to let cool.
Once slightly cool, remove 4-5 slices of jalapeno for garnish then pour the rest of the simple syrup into a high speed blender along with 1 cup of blueberries. Puree for almost 1 minute until everything is completely combine. Pour mixture through a fine mesh strainer into a jar.
Fill a cocktail shaker with the blueberry mixture, lime juice, and tequila along with a couple ice cubes. Cover and shake. Strain mixture into chilled glasses and garnish with blueberries, candied jalapenos, mint and lime.