This is one of our favourite quick and easy to prepare cocktail recipes as it uses just three simple ingredients.
A fresh supply of limes is always essential in any bar, so here’s how you can whip up this classic and refreshing rum-based treat in just minutes for a sophisticated sip.
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Tools you will need for making a classic Lime Daiquiri
- A shaker
- Citrus juicer
- Chilled cocktail glasses (a champagne coupe or classic martini glass work best for this simple and civilized sip)
- Ice cubes
- 45ml white rum
- 20ml fresh lime juice
- 5ml simple sugar syrup
- Cubed ice for shaking
- Optional lime for Garnish
- Squeeze lime into your shaker
- Stir in the sugar syrup
- Add rum and ice
- Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
- Add a thinly slice of lime to garnish
There are loads of flavour variations for a daiquiri - simply start with rum, lime juice and sugar and keep experimenting!
You can grab our simple sugar syrup recipe for cocktails here.
Prefer your daiquiri frozen?
You may be more familiar with daiquiri’s as a frozen drink, largely because they are so simple to prepare but also make a wonderfully fruity summer treat. Here are some further daiquiri recipes you may want to try:
National Daiquiri Day is celebrated on 19 July – Check out our favourite selection of daiquiris to celebrate with here.
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