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How To Make Classic Rum Daiquiri

How To Make Classic Rum Daiquiri

How To Make Classic Rum Daiquiri

The Classic Rum Daiquiri is a timeless and delicious cocktail that has been a favorite for over a century. It’s a simple recipe that requires only a few ingredients but produces a refreshing, tangy, and boozy drink. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to make a perfect Classic Rum Daiquiri.

In This Recipe


  • 2 oz. white rum
  • ¾ oz. fresh lime juice
  • ½ oz. simple syrup
  • Ice cubes
  • Lime wedge (for garnish)


  • Cocktail shaker
  • Jigger
  • Hawthorne strainer
  • Fine-mesh strainer
  • Coupe glass


  • Step 1: Prepare the Ingredients Before starting the cocktail, ensure you have all the ingredients and equipment on hand. Squeeze fresh lime juice, and measure ¾ oz. Next, measure ½ oz. of simple syrup and 2 oz. of white rum. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  • Step 2: Mix the Ingredients Add the ¾ oz. of fresh lime juice, ½ oz. of simple syrup, and 2 oz. of white rum to the cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds or until the shaker becomes frosty and the ingredients are well combined.
  • Step 3: Strain the Cocktail Use a Hawthorne strainer and a fine-mesh strainer to strain the cocktail mixture into a chilled coupe glass. This step removes any ice chips, fruit pulp, or other impurities.
  • Step 4: Garnish and Serve Garnish the cocktail with a lime wedge on the rim of the glass. Serve the Classic Rum Daiquiri immediately, while it’s still cold.

Nutritional Facts

  • Calories: 191
  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 10mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g
  • Sugars: 15g
  • Protein: 0g

Serving Amount

The Classic Rum Daiquiri recipe provided in the article makes one serving. This recipe can be multiplied to make multiple servings depending on the number of people being served. Please note that the nutritional values and serving amount provided are based on one serving of the recipe.


With these simple steps, you can make a delicious Classic Rum Daiquiri that’s perfect for any occasion. It’s easy to make and only requires a few ingredients, making it an ideal cocktail for home bartenders. So why not give it a try? Cheers!

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