Blackberry and Raspberry Rum Smash

This blackberry and raspberry rum smash is a delicious sweet cocktail made with berries and mint. This is a healthier rum smash with raspberries, blackberries, lemon juice and mint. This is a sugar syrup free cocktail sweetened with maple syrup.

Raspberry cocktails might be considered a girly cocktail. And, yes, it is. But, for you men I’ve added some butch blackberries. It’s sweetened only with the fruit itself and a little maple syrup. Along with a handful of mint it is a healthier version of a rum smash. Strain out the seeds if you want a more decadent blackberry and raspberry rum smash, but I quite like the rustic version and assume optimistically the tiny seeds have beneficial properties to them. This couldn’t be a more easy to make cocktail, simply whizz everything together in a blender! That’s it. Because the raspberries are already frozen this delicious berry cocktail will be cold without all the cocktail shakery makery. That’s more time for cozying up with your loved one.

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For my Blackberry and Raspberry Rum Smash, you will need

  • 50ml Dark Rum
  • 2tsp Chambord berry liqueur
  • 1 handful of fresh mint leaves
  • 30ml fresh lemon juice (that’s about 1 1/2 lemons)
  • 60g frozen raspberries
  • 30g fresh blackberries
  • 2Tbsp maple syrup

This will make one small tumbler size.

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To make my Blackberry and Raspberry Rum Smash

Simply whizz everything up in a blender. Strain through a tea strainer if you wish. Then, pour over crushed ice. Decorate with a blackberry and a sprig of fresh mint.

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Other recipes you might enjoy:

Raspberry and Blackberry Frozen Yogurt Daiquiri

PIMM’S ice-lollies

Apple and Raspberry Flirtinis

 

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8 Comments

  1. Andy Kelly
    February 6, 2017 / 3:44 pm

    Yes please!! Looks yummy 😋 Xxx

    • Maria Kelly
      February 6, 2017 / 5:16 pm

      I LOVE this one! I’ll join you… xxx

  2. February 6, 2017 / 5:55 pm

    This sounds delicious! I’m a huge fan of rum, I’m usually a spiced rum fan, but this has plenty of fruit in to sway me! 🙂 x

    • Maria Kelly
      February 7, 2017 / 7:15 am

      Hi Cat, thanks for leaving a message. Fruity cocktails are my favourite too! You could try it with spiced rum. Let me know if you do and if it works!X