Frozen or on the rocks, the daiquiri is a swank cocktail with a bit of old-fashioned appeal. From banana to mint to Chambord, these easy recipes reveal the secrets to making daiquiris in just about any flavor.

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Lime Daiquiris

Better Homes and Gardens

No reason to dirty a measuring cup. Simply fill the 6-ounce limeade can to measure the rum for these party drinks.

Total: 10 mins


Better Homes and Gardens

Fresh fruit and rum make this frozen drink sweet and delicious.

Total: 10 mins

How To Make a Daiquiri on the Rocks

A staple at any cocktail bar is a daiquiri, and this drink is a good starter for bartending newbies. Use a shaker to mix ice, dark rum, lime juice and simple syrup before straining the concoction into a martini glass.

Peach Daiquiri Ice

Better Homes and Gardens

This refreshing five-ingredient ice takes only 10 minutes.

Papaya-Mango Ice Cream Daiquiri

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this summery honey-sweetened rum, mango juice, papaya, and ice cream beverage in tall chilled glasses.

Total: 15 mins

Summer Fruit Daiquiris

Midwest Living

Use fresh peaches or strawberries to make this favorite rum drink.

Total: 15 mins

Strawberry-Coconut Daiquiri


You'll feel like you're on a tropical getaway with this refreshing strawberry-coconut cocktail. To keep it cool in warmer weather, freeze fresh berries for 30 minutes before blending. Variation: For a nonalcoholic version, omit the rum and add 1/2 cup additional strawberries.

Total: 10 mins

Strawberry Daiquiri Punch

Better Homes and Gardens

Just four ingredients and ice cubes make a delicious summer punch. Make a nonalcoholic version by choosing the pineapple juice instead of rum.

Total: 15 mins

Wild Strawberry Desserts

We never met a strawberry we didn't like. Especially at this time of year, when the beautiful summer berries are either in season or on their way, nothing seems to make as much sense for dessert as strawberry shortcake, strawberry pie (go on, make a pie with strawberry and rhubarb, too, for a classic June dessert), or just-plain strawberry with cream. Maybe with a little sugar.

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Fresh Summer Drinks: 7 Boozy Reasons to Hit the Farmers Market

I'm lucky: I live within walking distance of one of the best farmers markets here in town. But because it's one of the best, I've learned to get up early on Saturday and get there before nine. That's when a legion of bright-eyed fitness fiends with rolled-up mats under their arms start showing up for the free yoga class in the park, where they form an enormous concentric circle and begin their sunrise salutations (again, the class is free, so a hundred or more people show up).

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