Classic Daiquiris

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 cocktails
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Ingredients

1 cup sugar

1 1/3 cups freshly squeezed lime juice (9 limes) 

1 1/3 cups dark rum  

Very thin round slices of lime, for serving 

Directions

  1. Combine the sugar with 1 cup water in a small saucepan, and heat until the sugar dissolves completely. Set aside to cool or refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.
  2. When ready to make the cocktails, combine the lime juice, 1 cup of the sugar syrup, and the rum in a pitcher. Fill 6 cocktail glasses with ice and pour the mixture over the ice. Garnish each cocktail with a slice of lime and serve ice cold.