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Living in Texas means that summers are hot and cocktails are frozen. Our go-to frozen drinks are usually margaritas but occasionally we like to mix it up with a frozen daiquiri, pina colada, or a glass of frose. Our recipe for frozen strawberry daiquiris is quick, easy, and refreshing.
Key Ingredients and Substitutions
Frozen Strawberry Daiquiris are simple to make with just a few key ingredients so there is no reason to ever buy a frozen mixer again.
The full ingredient list and measurements are listed in the printable recipe below.
- Rum: Daiquiris are made with white rum. There is no reason to splurge on the expensive stuff since it is getting mixed with berries and lime but we would also suggest that you not cheap out. Buy a mid-priced, good rum.
- Strawberries: You will need some fresh and frozen. If all you can find is frozen you can allow them to come to room temperature before making the simple syrup.
- Strawberry Simple Syrup: We use homemade strawberry simple syrup instead of regular simple syrup or another sweetener like agave. It adds additional strawberry flavor to make this the best frozen strawberry daiquiri. In a pinch, you can substitute agave nectar or store-bought simple syrup for the strawberry simple syrup.
- Lime: It isn’t a daiquiri without the lime.
How to Make a Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri
Here are the quick step-by-step instructions with visuals; you can find the full instructions with the exact ingredients in the recipe card below.
Pro-tip: You can substitute store-bought simple syrup but we recommend using strawberry simple syrup to get more strawberry flavor.
1. Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri: Add frozen strawberries, ice, strawberry simple syrup, rum, and lime juice to a blender. Blend until completely smooth. Pour into glasses and garnish with fresh berries and lime slices if desired.
Recipe Tips and Notes
- Frozen strawberry daiquiris can be made and stored in a freezer-safe airtight container the freezer for up to 2 days. It won’t completely freeze because of the alcohol. Mix thoroughly prior to serving.
- Keep a couple of cocktail glasses in the freezer until you are ready to serve as it will keep your daiquiris frozen a little longer.
Frequently Asked Questions
Strawberry simple syrup can be substituted with agave nectar or store-bought simple syrup. Note: the taste will be altered by the substitutions. Adjust amounts based on tastes.
Adjust the servings in the recipe card and then combine the appropriate amounts of strawberry simple syrup, rum, frozen strawberries, ice, and lime juice in a blender and blend until slushy. Transfer to a freezer-safe container and freeze until ready to be served. Give it a quick stir before pouring it into prepared cocktail glasses.
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Other Cocktail Recipes to Try
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Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri
- 6 ounces white rum
- ⅓ cup lime juice, about 3 medium limes
- 1 ounce strawberry simple syrup
- 8 ounces frozen strawberries
- 2 cups ice
- strawberries and limes for garnish
- Add frozen strawberries, ice, strawberry simple syrup, rum, and lime juice to a blender. Blend until completely smooth.
- Pour into glasses and garnish with fresh berries and lime slices if desired.