Classic Strawberry Daiquiri

April 19, 2022

This easy Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe is the perfect cocktail for weekend parties!

Strawberry Daiquiri is a summer cocktail made with strawberries, white rum, lime, and syrup. There are frozen or shaken versions available. This cold drink offers the perfect sweet-sour balance.

This cocktail recipe, which you can prepare with a blender or shaker, is very easy to make. Try the Strawberry Daiquiri Cocktail recipe for the refreshment you need on hot summer days. Enjoy your refreshing and delicious frozen cocktail.

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Taste Score: %80
Difficulty Easy
Servings 1 people
Preparation 5 mins
Cooking 0 mins
Total 5 mins

Tips

  • Use fresh or frozen strawberries. Frozen strawberries are best for thickening the cocktail and keeping it cold. You can also use fresh strawberries if you wish. You can prepare a shaken strawberry daiquiri this way.
  • If you want a slushy consistency, use fresh and frozen strawberries together.
  • If you are using fresh strawberries, wash them thoroughly before adding them to the drink. Cut off the ends and chop them into small pieces.
  • For a shaken cocktail, you can use strawberry liqueur instead of fresh strawberries.
  • Use good quality white rum. Bacardi or Havana Club are perfect for this recipe. You can still use any rum you want.
  • Put the rum in the freezer the night before to keep the drink cold.
  • If the drink is too watery, add more ice and stir. If it is too thick, add some liquid.
  • You can add orange liqueur or ginger liqueur to the drink to give it flavor.
  • Check the taste. More lemon or lime juice for more tartness; add more simple syrup to sweeten.
  • Add herbs like basil, mint, and rosemary to the recipe.
  • Chill the cocktail glasses for 20 minutes so that the drink is cold.
  • You can also make this cocktail alcohol-free. For this, use apple juice instead of white rum.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Wash fresh strawberries thoroughly. After cutting off the ends, slice them.
  2. Add fresh and frozen strawberries, rum, lime, syrup, and ice to a blender. Blend it until smooth.
  3. Strain the mixture through a strainer.
  4. Pour into a chilled cocktail or margarita glass.
  5. Garnish with lime and strawberry slices if desired.Serve it cold.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Strawberry Daiquiri
Serves 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1 g0.1%
Sodium 22 mg1%
Protein 0.3 g0.6%
Potassium 100 mg2.1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What Is a Strawberry Daiquiri?

The Strawberry Daiquiri is a variation of the classic Daiquiri cocktail. There are different versions. This sweet cocktail is basically made with rum, fresh or frozen strawberries, lemon juice, and simple syrup. It can be served frozen or shaken. It has a consistency similar to a frozen strawberry cocktail smoothie. The shaken strawberry cocktail, on the other hand, has a more liquid consistency. Furthermore, in terms of preparation, it is more similar to classic cocktails.

It is an ideal cocktail for summer. This delicious and refreshing cocktail is easy to make. It can be prepared using a blender or cocktail mixing bowl. It is served cold with a cocktail glass or martini glass.

How to Make a Shaken Strawberry Daiquiri?

The Strawberry Daiquiri recipe can be prepared frozen or shaken. To make a Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri, you can follow this recipe above.

If you want to make a shaken daiquiri, thoroughly crush ½ cup or 3–4 sliced strawberries in a cocktail shaker. Then add white rum or light rum, fresh lime juice, sugar syrup, and ice to the shaker. Shake all the ingredients well. Strain the mixture using a strainer. Pour into a chilled cocktail or margarita glass. Garnish with fresh strawberry slices if desired.

What Rum Is Best for Daiquiris?

White rum is best for this recipe. White rum has a mild flavor. Rum brands like Bacardi, Havana Club, Appleton, or Cruz are ideal for this recipe. However, you can also use dark rum or spiced rum if you prefer a more intense flavor.

What To Serve with Strawberry Daiquiris?

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