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August 28, 2014

Thirsty Thursday – The Daiquiri

Let’s forget about the stigma surrounding this more-than-a-century-old drink: the Daiquiri is still one of the simplest, most refined cocktails to ever be enjoyed worldwide. Who wouldn’t enjoy the blended, blissful simplicity of its sweet, sour, and fruity flavors? Recent generations may have grown weary of flimsy packets of Daiquiri premixes, but a Daiquiri done right is something to behold. So behold: here’s our delicious take on the Daiquiri.

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WHAT YOU’LL NEED (serves 2)

1 cup pitted cherries
3 tablespoons of lime juice
2 teaspoons sugar
2 ounces rum
2 ounces cherry liqueur
2 cups ice

HOW TO MAKE

Add all ingredients into a blender and thoroughly blend on pulse, then blend on high until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses and garnish with a slice of lime and/or maraschino cherries. Serve immediately.