Making cocktails simple...
Daiquiri is a town in Cuba, where this drink is said to have been invented in the early part of the twentieth century. Serves 1.
4 - 6 cracked ice cubes
2 measures of white rum
3/4 measure of lime juice
1/2 tsp sugar syrup
- Put the cracked ice cubes into a cocktail shaker
- Pour the rum, lime juice and sugar syrup over the ice
- Shake vigorously until a frost forms
- Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Did you know?
A businessman had run out of imported gin and so had to make do with the local drink - rum - which, at that time, was of unreliable quality. To ensure that his guests would find it palatable, he mixed it with other ingredients and produced what is now known as 'The Daiquiri'