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Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe - Rum Cocktail Recipes

Thu, Jan 12, 23  |  rum cocktails

Diaquiri Cocktail

For those looking to spice up their home cocktail repertoire, the daiquiri is a great option. It's easy to make and can be customized in countless ways to fit your taste. From classic variations with just lime, sugar, and rum, to fruity takes with tropical flavors, there's something for everyone. Read on for an overview of the ingredients needed and instructions on how to whip up your own daiquiri.

Ingredients

The classic daiquiri consists of three main ingredients: Rum, lime juice, and sugar (or simple syrup). The type of rum you use will depend on your preference - light rum is commonly used in traditional recipes, but dark or spiced rums are a great way to add additional flavor. You'll also need fresh-squeezed lime juice (not from concentrate), as well as sugar or simple syrup for sweetening purposes. 

Instructions

Once you've gathered all of your ingredients it's time to start mixing! Here’s what you need to make it:

  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice (or 3/4 ounce if using bottled juice)
  • 3/4 ounce simple syrup (or 1 teaspoon superfine sugar)
Begin by adding 2 ounces of rum into a shaker filled with ice cubes. Then add 1 ounce each of lime juice and simple syrup (or 1 teaspoon of sugar if you're using that instead). Shake the mixture vigorously until it's chilled and strain into a chilled glass - either a coupe or martini glass works great here. If desired you can garnish with additional wedges of lime before serving.

No matter what variation you choose, the daiquiri is sure to be a hit at any gathering! With its classic combination of tartness from the lime juice and sweetness from the sugar or simple syrup, this cocktail has something for everyone. The best part? It's easy enough that anyone can make it at home with just a few basic ingredients - so give it a try today! Cheers!

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By Jason Zheng

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