Tropical and refreshing, this strawberry daiquiri recipe will improve everyone’s outlook all summer long!

Strawberries, sugar, rum, and a dash of lime juice make the best grown-up slushies ever!

Strawberry daiquiris make any day worth celebrating.

Strawberry Daiquiri with lime wedge

Sweet Strawberry Daiquiri

  • Make strawberry daiquiris with only four ingredients and a blender!
  • Enjoy ‘peak summertime living’ with this fresh and fruity strawberry daiquiri recipe! No vacation is required!
  • Quick and easy, these taste great served poolside, at a BBQ, or al fresco on a weeknight.

Ingredients for a Strawberry Daiquiri

Strawberries – Frozen or fresh strawberries can be used for the strawberry flavor. Freezing fresh strawberries solid before blending them gives this classic cocktail a thick texture.

Alcohol – Bacardi (or any brand) white or light rum is preferred over dark or spiced rum so it doesn’t overwhelm the strawberry and lime flavors. If using vodka, use half the amount you would for the rum.

Variations – Add other fruits to change it up! Try bananas, mangoes, or peaches or go make it tropical with coconut rum and some pineapple chunks.

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How to Make a Strawberry Daiquiri

Making this cocktail couldn’t be easier. Combine all ingredients in a high-powered blender (or a food processor) and blend until smooth!

Make it a mocktail: To make a virgin strawberry daiquiri, substitute 7-Up or Sprite for the alcohol.

Tips & Tricks for the Perfect Daiquiri

  • Keep the blender, pitcher, and glasses in the fridge or freezer for at least 30 minutes before making strawberry daiquiris.
  • Grind regular sugar to make fine sugar, or use simple syrup instead.
  • Use fresh limes (and fresh lime juice) for the best flavor.
  • This is a frozen strawberry daiquiri; if you’d like it on the rocks, use a muddler for the berries and shake the ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  • Serve this pretty drink in a margarita glass or a favorite cocktail glass with lime wheels.
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Strawberry Daiquiri

Whip up this delightful strawberry daiquiri recipe in no time for a refreshing summer cocktail.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 servings
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Ingredients  

  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons fine sugar* more to taste
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 4 ounces white rum
  • 1 ½ cups ice or as needed
  • lime slices and additional strawberries for garnish

Instructions 

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Garnish with lime slices and strawberries. Serve immediately.

Notes

If you don’t have fine sugar, add granulated sugar to the blender before adding the other ingredients. Pulse the dry sugar a few times, this will help it blend easier.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 160 | Carbohydrates: 15g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 73mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin C: 47.3mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.2mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Beverage
Cuisine American
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  1. I’ve had this many times at restaurants I also had a mix of the strawberry and banana and loved both, but when i make them it is always either too thick or to thin. What is the amount of banana and if I want both in the same drink.

    1. I have never tried making this drink with banana added so I can’t say for sure what the ratios would be. It sounds delicious though, Pat!

  2. I was into my second day of drinking frozen strawberry daiquiris when I saw this lovely woman walking down the beach on St Thomas. We’ve been happily married for 51 years.