Classic Daiquiri recipes [Step-by-Step Preparation Guide]

The daiquiri is a cocktail whose main ingredients are rum, citrus juice, and sugar or other sweetener. The daiquiri is one of the six basic drinks listed in David A. Embury’s classic The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, which also lists some variations, according to Wikipedia.

In this article, you will be guided through the ingredients for preparation, gadgets, and the preparation process.


2 oz. white rum

0.5 oz. sugar syrup

1 oz. lime juice


Gadgets for preparing Daiquiri

Champagne Saucer


jigger, shaker, strainer

Preparation of Daiquiri

  1. Pour 1 oz. of lime juice, 0.5 oz. of sugar syrup, and 2 oz. of white rum into a shaker.
  2. Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake.
  3. Strain into a chilled champagne saucer.

Simple right? There you have your cocktail. This usually takes 3 minutes to prepare and uses the shake technique.

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