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Classic Daiquiri

Amy Traynor
The classic Daiquiri recipe featuring white rum, freshly squeezed lime juice, and simple syrup.
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 2 oz white rum
  • 1 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3/4 oz simple syrup


  • Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker and fill 3/4 with ice.
  • Shake until chilled, about 12 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a dehydrated lime wheel, if desired.


To create simple syrup, simply combine equal parts sugar and water and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Learn more about simple syrup and other cocktail syrups in my Ultimate Guide to Cocktail Syrups.