Classic Frozen Daiquiri Recipe

Classic Frozen Daiquiri
Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: | Active Time: | Makes: 1 drink

The original daiquiri was a mixture of rum, lime, and sugar, served over ice. Constantino Ribalagua, the famed bartender at Havana’s La Floridita—nicknamed La Catedral del Daiquiri—blended the drink with shaved ice, thereby creating the frozen Daiquiri.

  • 3 ounces light rum
  • 1 1/2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup or superfine sugar
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender with 1/2 cup cracked ice. Blend until frothy, and serve in a large cocktail glass.


Frozen Banana Daiquiri: Add a sliced banana before blending.

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri: Add 1/2 cup fresh strawberries before blending.

This recipe, while from a trusted source, may not have been tested by the CHOW food team.
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