In the dregs of summer, it can feel like 120 degrees outside regardless of what climate you live in. Use fresh summer ingredients to create this rejuvenating afternoon drink. Our strawberry basil daiquiri cocktail offers your taste buds a dash of tang, a pinch of tart, and a touch sweet.
Selecting rum for our strawberry basil daiquiri might seem daunting since it is one of the most varied spirits in the world. There are white rums, gold rums, aged rums and spiced rums…the list goes on. For this recipe, we recommend a white or silver rum.
Our strawberry basil daiquiri cocktail should be served on sweltering summer afternoons, at patio gatherings, pool parties and after having a long week. Cheers!
strawberry basil daiquiri
- 3 cups strawberries, stemmed and cut into chunks
- 3 cups ice, or more
- 1 cup rum
- 2 oz lime juice
- 2 Tbsp fresh basil leaves, chopped coarsely
- Add all of the ingredients to a blender and pulse until smooth.
- Pour into glasses and enjoy!
If you like a slushier drink, just add more ice!