My friend likes to say that if we all were honest with ourselves and actually drank what we really wanted, we'd be drinking strawberry daiquiris all the time. It might be true. So let's learn how to make one.
All this really is, is adding a strawberry to your daiquiri. You just going to muddle it into a regular daiquiri. Just one is going to do it, because strawberries are so potent and they emit so much flavor that it is almost overwhelming if you use more than one.
So there's one strawberry, and we're just going to follow now the regular daiquiri formula, 3/4 of an ounce of simple syrup. Just made it. Now we're going to muddle that. It's really just one half, two half. And, of course, if you're going to do a bunch of these at once, you just want to have however much simple syrup you need, muddle a few strawberries in there, and then maybe let it sit for a while so it really gets that strawberry flavor, really soaks it up.
So now we're going to put in our 3/4 ounce of freshly squeezed lime juice and 2 ounces of white rum. Just a nice quality white rum. It doesn't have to break the bank. Just make sure it's not the bottom of the shelf. Okay. We're ready to go. We're going to shake this.
Man, that smells so good. I'm going to fine strain this just to get out those little strawberry bits and give it a nice silky texture, a clean texture. And for fun, let's throw a little strawberry on the edge.
I think that my friend was right. I don't want anything else than this. Do you? No, you don't.
That's how you make a strawberry daiquiri.