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Classic Rum Daiquiri: No blender required!

Classic Rum Daiquiri: No blender required!

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A classic daiquiri is nothing more than rum, lime juice, and sugar perfectly balanced in this tasty cocktail.

  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


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  1. 1 1/2 oz. premium rum like The Real McCoy
  2. 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  3. 1 tbsp. simple syrup see notes for instructions


  1. Fill a small rocks glass with ice, and place in freezer to chill.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine rum, lime juice, and simple syrup. Add a few ice cubes, and shake well.
  3. Strain mixed cocktail over ice in chilled glass an enjoy. (Alternatively, you can strain this into a chilled martini glass without the ice if you prefer.)


To make simple syrup: Combine 2 parts sugar to 1 part water (for example, 1/2 c. sugar and 1/4 c. water) in a microwavable glass measuring cup. Heat for 1-2 minutes, and stir until sugar is dissolved completely. Set aside to cool before using. (Simple syrup can be stored in an airtight container in your refrigerator for about two weeks.)

  • Author: Andi
  • Prep Time: 3
  • Category: Cocktail