1/4 csugar or salt, to add a rim to glass (optional)
2tsp ground cinnamon (optional if using sugar rim)
Make the simple syrup by combining 1 c suagr and 1 c water in a medium sauce pan. Bring to a boil for 2-3 minutes. Stir as needed. Reduce to medium high heat until all sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Cool in the pan or pour into a container to cool to room temperature. Place glasses and a few berries in the freezer to chill for 30 minutes.
Combine all ingredients in a blender. Pulse for 30 seconds or until desired consistency is achieved. Taste and adjust flavors as needed. Need more sweetness: add more berries or simple syrup. More tart: add lime juice. Stronger drink: add more alcohol. Pulse for 10-15 seconds to incorporate any addtions.Let sit for 5 minutes, skim foam from top. For no seeds: Strain through a mesh strainer directtly into chilled/lined glasses. Seeds: Directly pour into each chilled/lined glasses.Top with chilled fruit and enjoy. Makes: 14-20 oz. (4 glasses with about 4-5 oz per glass)
Add strawberries and raspberries into a food processor or blender. Pulse 15-30 seconds or until all the fruit becomes a liquid. Pour through a mesh strainer directly into a cocktail shaker filled 1/3 with ice cubes and remaining drink ingredients. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain into chilled/lined glasses. Top with chilled fruit and enjoy.
Keyword berry margarita, fresh fruit cocktails, spring and summer recipe