Fresh Strawberry Balsamic Basil Daiquiri

We like that Ted Allen's daiquiri is not overly sweet, but if you are a fan of a sweet daiquiri, you can add a drizzle of simple syrup.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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1/4 cup ice cubes

1/2 cup sliced fresh strawberries

4 tablespoons light rum

1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

2 large fresh basil leaves plus 1 small sprig for garnish


  1. Place the ice cubes, strawberries, light rum, balsamic vinegar and basil leaves in the pitcher of a blender and blend until smooth and slushy. Pour into a tall glass and garnish with a small basil sprig.
  2. Cook's Note: If your strawberries aren't very sweet, add up to 1/2 teaspoon superfine sugar.