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Blackberry Pineapple Rum Cocktail

Yield: serves 1, multiply as needed

Author Maryanne Cabrera

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz dark rum
  • 1/2 oz Grand Marnier
  • 3/4 oz blackberry syrup, recipe follows
  • 1/2 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz pineapple juice

Blackberry Syrup:

  • 6 oz fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water

Instructions

  1. Add ice to mixing glass. Pour in dark rum, Grand Marnier, blackberry syrup, lime juice, and pineapple juice. Stir until mixture is cold. Strain cocktail into a serving glass with a big ice cube. Garnish with fresh mint, blackberries, and a slice of lime.

  2. To make blackberry syrup: Place fresh blackberries, sugar, and water in a small sauce pot. Set over medium heat and bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Use a muddler or fork to break up the blackberries. Allow mixture to cool before straining. Keep in an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

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