The strawberry daiquiri is one of the popular cocktails that you can now find ready-made on the supermarket shelves, but like most things, it is much better made fresh. It is not a particularly difficult drink to make, and with fresh lime and strawberry ingredients, it has even more of that fruity zing. These 3 Strawberry Daiquiri recipes with ingredients are a great place to start on your daiquiri journey, but you can get creative with your own variations.
Like most mixed drinks the secret is in the balance between the fruity sharpness and sweetness so made with fresh fruit, each one will have its character.
Here are the best three strawberry daiquiri recipes we found for you to enjoy.
Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe with Ingredients for Two
Blend the strawberries and sieve to remove the seeds. Put back in the blender and add the rest of the ingredients and blend to give a smoothie texture.
Pour into chilled and rimmed glasses.
Shaken Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe with a Twist.
- 5 or 6 Fresh Strawberries
- 2oz Light Rum
- ½ oz Fresh Lime Juice
- ¼ oz Simple Syrup
Add 5 or 6 sliced strawberries to a cocktail shaker and muddle until most of the juice has been released, then add the rum, lime juice, and syrup and shake well.
Fine strain into a chilled glass over ice.
Garnish with a slice of strawberry for an extra flourish.
Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe with the Driver in Mind.
At every party, there is always a driver who is responsible for getting people home safely, and they can often feel left out when the cocktails are flowing. Here is a non-alcoholic mixed drink with strawberry ingredients that turns into an alcoholic classic with a flourish.
- 4 cups of Fresh Strawberries
- 1 cup of Granulated Sugar
- 1 cup of Water
- ½ cup of Squeezed Lime Juice
In a saucepan dissolve the sugar in the water, add this syrup the fresh strawberries and lime juice into a blender and blend until smooth. At this point, you have a lovely non-alcoholic drink for anyone driving.
Use the rest of the puree in these ratios
- 5 cup ice
- A ¼ cup of puree
- 2 tbs of rum of your choice
Back in the blender and pour into chilled glasses. Something for everyone all in one package.
Now you have three simple versions of a classic cocktail to suit every taste, and you can impress your friends with your skill and understanding of this drink. No easy, ready made solutions for you!
How to responsibly enjoy your Strawberry Daiquiris
Now having a night of chat and friendship on a hot summer evening can soon lead to getting through quite a lot of these refreshing drinks, with such a moreish taste and the time idling by, so maybe you should make sure that you are prepared by having your trusty Ultimate Hangover Prevention friend by your side.
It is lovely to have a fun night with the alcohol flowing freely but remember that even with a hangover prevention friend in your system, the alcohol is still in your system too. I mean, that’s the point. Remember that although the magic mix may prevent you from having a hangover, be aware you still may be over the legal limit to drive the next day.
Want to learn more about making cocktails at home?
Head on over to our Beginner’s Guide to Homemade Cocktails to learn more.