Cranberry Margarita


You will need

Cranberry Jam

75 g (¾ cup) fresh cranberries
50 g (¼ cup) caster sugar
60 ml (¼ cup) water
2 Tablespoons (30 ml) orange juice
1 teaspoon orange zest


Cocktail

8 Tablespoons (120 g) cranberry jam
60 ml (2 ounces) lime juice
120 ml (4 ounces) orange juice
180 ml (6 ounces) tequila
1.2 L (5 cups) ice cubes


Directions

Cranberry Jam

1 To make the Cranberry Jam, bring cranberries, sugar, water, and orange juice to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thick with jam consistency, about 30 to 40 minutes. Mix in the zest and let cool.


Cocktail

1 Place 8 tablespoons jam, lime juice, orange juice, tequila, and ice into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.

2 Select Variable 1.

3 Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.

4 Blend for 35 to 45 seconds or until desired consistency is reached.

Recipe courtesy of Vitamix

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