Spicy Blackberry Habanero Margarita Recipe

A zingy spicy margarita recipe made with habanero peppers, juicy blackberries, and white tequila. Time to seriously up your zest factor. It's cocktail time!

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword cocktail, habanero, recipe, spicy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 466 kcal


For the Syrup (4 servings)

  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • 1 habanero diced
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries

For one Maragarita

  • 1 ½ ounces white tequila
  • ½ ounce triple sec
  • ¼ ounce lime juice
  • 2 ounces blackberry-habanero syrup
  • Salt and lime zest to rim the glass
  • Lime and blackberries for garnish


  1. In a small pot, over medium heat, add all syrup ingredients except the blackberries. Bring to a boil and remove from heat.
  2. Place blackberries and syrup into a small food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Place in the refrigerator until ready to use. It will last up to a week.
  4. When ready to serve, strain the blackberry-habanero syrup. This will produce about 1 cup or enough for 4 drinks.
  5. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the margarita ingredients. Shake well.
  6. Rim the glass with salt and lime zest and fill with ice.
  7. Pour the margarita into the glass and garnish with a lime slice and blackberry.
Nutrition Facts
Spicy Blackberry Habanero Margarita Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 466
% Daily Value*
Sodium 39mg2%
Potassium 304mg9%
Carbohydrates 88g29%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 79g88%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 405IU8%
Vitamin C 55.8mg68%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.