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Blackberry Sage Margarita Granita Recipe

This blackberry sage margarita granita recipe is the perfect frozen treat for hot days...
Total Time20 mins
Course: Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ashley rose, drink, easy, flavored, frozen, granita, margarita, quick, simple, sugar and cloth, summer
Servings: 4 cocktails
Calories: 213kcal


  • Blender


  • 4 oz Tequila
  • 4 oz Cointreau
  • 6 oz Blackberries
  • 16 Fresh sage leaves
  • 2 oz Fresh squeezed, strained lime juice
  • 2 oz Simple syrup
  • 1 cup Water
  • 0.125 tsp Kosher salt


  • Combine the tequila, Cointreau, blackberries and sage leaves in a blender. Pulse twice, then blend on high speed for 4-6 seconds, just until well blended.
  • Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve (stirring speeds up this process considerably!) into a mixing bowl, add the remaining ingredients, and stir. Pour into a flat bottom-ed pan or baking dish (13-by-9-by-2-inch works best) and cover with plastic wrap.
  • Place the pan in the freezer, then stir thoroughly with a fork (make sure you really scrape the sides!) every half hour for about 4 hours, until the consistency is light and fluffy, almost like sorbet.
  • Spoon the granita into serving dishes and serve immediately, or cover and return to the freezer. It's best when eaten within 2 days. If it becomes too hard and dry in the freezer, let it stand at room temperature for 5 minutes and fluff with a fork before serving.


Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 94mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 91IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg