What tools are needed to make a Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri?
You don’t need any fandangled pro kit to whip up this summer sip. All one needs for this Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri, is a blender and a sieve.
What is the best rum for a Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri?
We recommend choosing a white rum that is flavourful, full-strength, and full of character. The best kind of rum to use in a frozen Strawberry Daiquiri is crystal clear and has a fruity natural aroma with overtones of molasses. Rum with this type of complexity adds a unique character that makes for the best fruity cocktails.
Preparing Frozen Strawberry Daiquiris for a party
This recipe for Frozen Strawberry Daiquiris can also be adapted to serve a crowd. This is a great option for larger get-togethers of friends and family when you want to prep everything beforehand. In this case, you will use:
- 360ml white rum
- 1.8kg strawberries, hulled
- 450g ice
- Juice of 2 limes
- 120ml simple syrup
- Fresh strawberry- or lime slices (as garnish)
Since the frozen texture of the drink is one of its most attractive characteristics, we recommend making your batch of drinks just before your guests are due to arrive. This way, the delightfully smooth texture will remain intact.
How to make your own simple syrup
Mastering a simple or sugar syrup is easy; just place one part water to one part granulated white sugar in a pan. Bring it to the simmer and allow the sugar to dissolve slowly. Once all the granules have dissipated it’s ready to cool and use in your Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri.
What flavours do Daiquiris come in?
These days, inventive bartenders and DIY cocktail makers are making a wonderful variety of Daiquiris. A few of our favourites include:
When should I serve Frozen Strawberry Daiquiris?
These easy summer cocktails are a crowd-pleaser of note. It’s easy to enjoy and has a very pleasant, fruity flavour profile so it’s not an acquired taste, but very approachable from the get-go. As such, it makes a great addition to just about any summer occasion, from garden cocktail parties to picnics and BBQs.