Perhaps you’ve ordered a daiquiri at a restaurant and received a gigantic, sweet, thousand calorie monstrosity. That’s not really a daiquiri.
A daiquiri should be both sweet and sour (but can be adjusted to suit your personal taste). It should not be 20 ounces (especially not of mostly sugary mix). A daiquiri is a light, refreshing cocktail that’s under 150 calories (mine’s 134).
DaiquiriCourse: cocktailDifficulty: easy
1.5 oz Rum, light
3/4 oz Lime Juice, fresh
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
- Garnish Ideas
Lime Twist or Wedge
Sugar or Salt Rim
- Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker.
- Shake vigorously until shaker is ice cold.
- Strain into a glass.
- Garnish & Enjoy!
- An easy way to make your daiquiri even better is to chill your glass.
- Simple Syrup is so easy to make yourself. In a saucepan, combine equal parts sugar and water. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat & allow to cool.
Sweet & Sour
The daiquiri is a tart and refreshing cocktail. Share your daiquiri variations in the comments!
Want another rum cocktail? Check out my Dark & Stormy Recipe next!
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