Blackberry Widow Cocktail

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Blackberry Widow Cocktail

A delicious blend of juicy berries, blackberry brandy and zesty citrus, this decadent mixed drink is the perfect spirit to serve at your next Halloween dinner party.

Prep Time
20
minutes
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Blackberry Widow Cocktail
Servings
1 cup blackberry syrup
Blackberry Syrup
  • 1 cup C&H® Turbinado Cane Sugar
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blackberries
Per Cocktail
  • 1 teaspoon reserved blackberries from syrup
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons Blackberry Syrup
  • ¼ cup Vodka
  • 1 tablespoon Triple Sec or other Orange Liqueur
Instructions
Blackberry Syrup

Step 1

In medium saucepot over medium heat whisk C&H Turbinado sugar and water together until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a boil. Stir in blackberries and bring mixture back to a boil. 

Step 2

Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes. Remove pot from heat and cool to room temperature.

Step 3

Press mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher with a tight-fitting lid and refrigerate syrup until ready to serve. Reserve sweetened blackberries for drinks.

To Assemble

Step 1

Fill rocks glasses with ice. Add 1 teaspoon of the reserved blackberries; then, add the orange juice, blackberry syrup, vodka, and orange liqueur.

Step 2

Stir and serve.

A rocks glass is also referred to as a lowball or Old Fashioned glass for the traditional cocktails served in it over ice.

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