Daiquiri how to prepare the classic cocktail at home

Daiquiri how to prepare the classic cocktail at home. The daiquiri is a drink simple in its elaboration for which only three ingredients are needed that you surely already have in your minibar.

To prepare the daiquiri, we can use a cocktail shaker or blender Failing that, either of the two options is valid and, as always, the secret is in the proportion of its ingredients.

Traditionally it was made with cane sugar, an ingredient that may not be easy to find, but it can be made with ordinary white sugar or with syrup, a sugar syrup widely used in cocktails to add a sweet touch. The glass in which the daiquiri is served is also important and is usually the martini or martini glass.

Others have emerged from this cocktail variants changing the lime juice for juices of other fruits such as the strawberry daiquiri, the peach daiquiri or the pina colada daiquiri and we can even make non-alcoholic versions, which even without having the classic daiquiri flavor, are a great alternative for those who want to avoid alcohol consumption. Finally, also comment that we can add a part of maraschino to prepare what is known as a Hemingway daiquiri.

Next, we show how to prepare this classic among the cocktail bar classics, so that you can enjoy it at home, always in moderation.

classic daiquiri glassMonica Prego

recipe information

    • Preparation time: 5 minutes
    • total time: 5 minutes
    • rations: 1
    • Category: drinks
    • type of cuisine: Cuban
    • Calories per serving (kcal):257

Daiquiri ingredients for 1 person

    • 5 ice cubes
    • 60ml white rum
    • 30ml lime juice
    • 10 ml of gum syrup or 1 teaspoon of sugar
    • 1 slice of lime
Ingredients for making daiquiriMonica Prego

how to make daiquiri

Cool the shaker by adding 5 ice cubes, shake it and remove the excess water so that our cocktail is not watered down.

We cool the ice cube trays to make daiquiriMonica Prego

Next, we add 60 ml of white rum, 30 ml of lime juice and 10 ml of syrup. We can also use 1 teaspoon of cane sugar or white sugar, although our cocktail would not be as diluted, therefore, we have preferred to use what is also known as sugar syrup.

We are adding the ingredients to make daiquiriMonica Prego

Close the shaker, shake it for a few seconds and strain the content into a martini glass.

We serve the daiquiri in the glassesMonica Prego

Decorate the glass with 1 slice of lime and serve our daiquiri immediately to enjoy it very cold. The lime slice is optional, we can use it to make our most attractive cocktail or serve it without it.

We decorate the glass of daiquiriMonica Pregojust daiquiriMonica Prego

Easy preparation summary

    1. Cool the shaker with a few ice cubes and remove the excess water
    1. Add the rum, lime juice and sugar syrup
    1. Shake the shaker and strain the contents into a glass
    1. We decorate and serve