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Blackberry Thyme Margarita

This Blackberry Thyme Margarita is a refreshing, easy, and cooling drink that is perfect for the summer. Made with fresh blackberries, thyme, tequila, and maple syrup for the ultimate cocktail.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blackberry margarita
Servings: 1
Calories: 242kcal


  • ¼ cup fresh blackberries
  • ½ tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons orange-flavored liqueur or orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • ice
  • salt or sugar to rim glass (optional)
  • lime wedge to rim glass (optional)


  • Begin the recipe by using a cocktail shaker or jar with a lid, add in the ¼ cup fresh blackberries and ½ tablespoon thyme and muddle at the bottom.
  • Pour in the 2 ounces tequila, 1 ounce lime juice, 2 teaspoons orange-flavored liqueur, and 1 tablespoon maple syrup together.
  • Place the shaker top or jar lid on the shaker or jar and carefully shake for 10 to 15 seconds.
  • Rim a glass with a lime wedge and coat in salt or sugar. Add ice into the glass. Strain the drink mixture from the shaker or jar and pour into a glass. Top with an additional sprig of thyme for garnish. Serve and enjoy!


  • You may substitute orange juice in the same unit of measure for the orange-flavored liqueur. 
  • Be sure to use fresh lime juice for this recipe. For an ounce use approximately the juice of 1 ½ small limes. 
  • Rim the glass, use coarse flaky sea salt or sugar. 
  • If this margarita is too strong in terms of alcohol, adjust to your preference or allow the ice to melt a little before drinking to dilute. 
  • Double or triple the recipe as needed. 


Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 103mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 243IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg