Created on July 22, 2023

There's nothing like a Strawberry Daiquiri to kickstart a summer party or to relax poolside. The sweet and tangy blend of ripe strawberries, lime, and rum is pure delight. If you've ever wondered how to make a perfect Strawberry Daiquiri at home, you're in the right place.

frozen strawberry daiquiri cocktail in a martini glass with a strawberry garnish, on a cocktail bar


  • 1 ½ Ounces White Rum
  • ¾ Ounce Lime Juice
  • ½ Ounce Simple Syrup
  • 1 Cup Strawberries


  1. In a blender, combine the Rum, Lime Juice, Simple Syrup, and Strawberries. Leave 1 strawberry out to use as a garnish.
  2. Add ice to the blender, and blend until you get a smooth consistency.
  3. Pour the mixture into a cocktail or martini glass.
  4. Garnish with your extra strawberry.
  5. Enjoy!

Tips For Making A Strawberry Daiquiri

  • Use ripe, fresh strawberries to enhance the cocktail's flavor.

  • Adjust the amount of simple syrup to taste.

  • Adjust the amount of ice based on the consistency that you want. Some people prefer a strawberry daiquiri that you almost have to eat with a spoon, while others like it with a smooth texture. The thicker you want it, the more ice you should use.

  • The blender is necessary for creating that slushy, frozen texture, but you can still get a great tasting cocktail using a shaker.

What Does A Strawberry Daiquiri Taste Like?

The Strawberry Daiquiri is a beautiful combination of flavors: the sweet, juicy notes of fresh strawberries, perfectly balanced by the tangy freshness of lime. The light rum brings a subtle yet warm undertone, offering a well-rounded and refreshing cocktail experience.

What Is A Strawberry Daiquiri Cocktail Made Of?

A Strawberry Daiquiri brings together light rum, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, and strawberries.

Best Rum For A Strawberry Daiquiri

The light rum is the backbone of a Strawberry Daiquiri, providing a subtle warmth that complements the fruity flavors without overwhelming them. Bacardi Superior is my favourite due to its smooth, clean profile that lets the strawberries shine.

History Of The Strawberry Daiquiri

The Strawberry Daiquiri is a popular twist on the original Daiquiri, a classic cocktail born in Cuba in the late 19th century.

While the original Daiquiri was a simple mixture of rum, lime, and sugar, the strawberry variant gained popularity mid-20th century with the advent of household blenders. This made it possible to easily blend fruit into cocktails, leading to a surge in the popularity of the Strawberry Daiquiri.

Today, this cocktail remains a staple on menus worldwide, offering a refreshing, fruity escape that continues to delight cocktail lovers.