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Blackberry Rum Cocktails
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Whether you are making one for yourself or serving a crowd, this drink is perfect for celebrating!
Servings: 8
Author: Jackie
Blackberry Simple Syrup
  • 1 ¼ cup water
  • ¾ cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 lime wedges
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 2-3 drops black food coloring
  • Blackberry Simple Syrup
  • Bacardi Superior Rum
  • Lime wedges
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon-Lime Soda
  • Blackberries
To make the syrup-
  1. In a heavy bottomed pot, heat the sugar, blackberries, lime wedges, lime juice, and water over medium-high heat.
  2. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, smash blackberries, and add black food coloring.
  4. Allow to cool for 10 minutes, then pour through a mesh strainer into a bowl or cup.
  5. Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
To make the cocktail-
  1. For one cocktail, add 3 ounces of the simple syrup, 1 ½ ounces of the rum and a squeeze a wedge of fresh lime into to a cocktail shaker with ice; shake vigorously.
  2. Strain into a glass with fresh ice.
  3. Top with about 3-5 ounces of soda then garnish with a fresh blackberry and a lime wedge.
Big Batch Recipe-
  1. Combine 2 cups rum, ½ cup fresh lime juice, 1 and ½ cups simple syrup, and 2 cups soda. Stir and serve in pitcher or bowl with ice, blackberries and a few lime wedges. Makes 8 cocktails.