Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe

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An easy 4 ingredient frozen strawberry daiquiri recipe made with the best ingredients. This strawberry cocktail is not too sweet, made with organic frozen strawberries and lightly sweetened. It’s the perfect summer cocktail!

If you’re looking for a delicious drink to cool down with on a hot day, you must try our frozen strawberry daiquiri! This drink is refreshing and flavorful, and it’s easy to make at home. We’re sharing everything you need to know including the history of the strawberry daiquiri, what to serve it with, and how to store it.

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There’s nothing better than a cold, fruity cocktail and my absolute favorite is the strawberry daiquiri. This refreshing drink is made with fresh strawberries, rum, and lime juice, and it’s the perfect balance of sweet and tart.

Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make. Simply blend together all of the ingredients, pour them into glasses, and enjoy!

Whether entertaining guests or just looking for a delicious summertime treat, this is the best strawberry cocktail.

Why This Is The Best-Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

  • It’s made with simple ingredients.
  • The cocktail is not too sweet and you can add more or less sweetener as you like.
  • It’s easy to make and perfect for parties!
  • The flavor tastes so fresh and not like any artificial strawberry blend you would get at a restaurant.
  • It has a smooth, slushy consistency that’s perfect for sipping.

How to Make This Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe

Supplies

Here are a few items you’ll need to make this yummy drink!

  • Powerful Blender
  • Cocktail Jigger
  • Glasses
frozen strawberries, rum, lime juice and sugar

Ingredients

Frozen Strawberries – Frozen strawberries can be used in many recipes, including smoothies, pies, and this strawberry daiquiri recipe. We recommend using organic frozen strawberries which you can find at your local grocery store.

Light Rum – Use a good quality light or white rum for this recipe. See our recommendations below.

Lime Juice – Is a citrus juice that is made from fresh limes. It has a sharp, tangy flavor that is used in many cocktails and recipes.

Granulated Sugar – You can use any type of sugar, but we prefer to use granulated sugar because it dissolves more easily when blended with other ingredients. You can also use simple syrup or honey to sweeten this frozen cocktail.

frozen cocktail in a blender

Directions

Add all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Divide the mixture evenly between two glasses.

Garnish with fresh strawberry and a lime wheel.

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri Garnishes

A garnish is optional but adds a nice touch to this frozen strawberry daiquiri recipe. Some ideas for garnishes include:

A Slice of Lime or Lime Zest

Fresh Strawberry Slice

Mint Leaves

Cocktail Umbrella

White Rum or Light Rum

White rum is a type of rum that is clear in color. It is typically made with sugarcane juice instead of molasses and it is not aged for as long as dark rum. White rum is often used in cocktails, such as this frozen strawberry daiquiri recipe.

Tips for Making a Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

Use fresh or frozen strawberries for the best flavor.- If you don’t have white rum, you can use another type of rum such as golden rum or spiced rum.

  • If you don’t have lime juice, you can use lemon juice instead.
  • Use good quality rum for the best flavor.
  • Start with less sugar and add more to taste.
  • If you want a more potent drink, add more rum.
  • Make a batch of these daiquiris and store them in the freezer for a hot day!

Sweetener Alternatives

Stevia, honey, agave, monk fruit sweetener, and erythitol are all great alternatives to granulated sugar.

Stevia – is a calorie-free sweetener that comes from a plant.

Honey – is a natural sweetener that has health benefits.

Agave – is a popular plant-based sweetener.

Monk fruit sweetener – is a natural sweetener that is very low in calories.

Erythritol – is a sugar that is usually made from corn, but is naturally found in some fruits like grapes and peaches.

All of these alternatives are great for making this drink!

Virgin Strawberry Daiquiri

If you’re looking for a mocktail version of this frozen strawberry daiquiri recipe, simply omit the rum. You can add a zero-proof rum replacement to give the drink some of the deep, caramel rum flavors.

Best Brands of Rum for a Daiquiri

Diplomataco Planus Rum –  White rum aged for up to six years. It’s an elegant and rich blend, with a surprisingly intense taste.

Real McCoy 3-Year Old Rum – Has a smooth flavor and subtle notes of spice and wood. Buttery caramel, hints of coconut, toasted caramel and marzipan are present on the palate. The finish is long and warm with hints of toasted coconut.

Plantation 3 Stars – Well-balanced, smooth Jamaican rum with tropical flavors.

Bacardi Superior– A light-bodied rum that is clear in color. It has a smooth taste with hints of vanilla and almond.

Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum– A medium-bodied rum that is amber in color. It has a sweet taste with notes of vanilla, and caramel. And spices.

Havana Club Anejo Blanco– A light-bodied rum that is clear in color. It has a smooth taste with hints of vanilla and citrus.

Appleton Estate White Rum– A medium-bodied rum that is amber in color. It has a fruity taste with notes of banana and vanilla.

frozen strawberry daiquiri in glasses

Classic Daiquiri is Not Frozen

The classic daiquiri is a sour cocktail made with lime, rum, and sugar. You can even make a classic strawberry version with strawberry puree.

The frozen strawberry daiquiri is a popular variation of the classic cocktail. It is made with similar ingredients as a traditional daiquiri, but it is blended with frozen strawberries to create a slushy texture.

Many people prefer the frozen version of this drink because it is more refreshing and easy to make.

When to Serve a Strawberry Daquiri

A strawberry daiquiri is a great choice for any occasion. It is a refreshing and delicious drink that can be enjoyed anytime. Whether you’re hosting a party or simply want to enjoy a delicious cocktail this is an easy frozen drink to make. Here are some of our favorite celebrations to serve this festive cocktail:

Summer Brunch

Pool Party 

Beach Bonfire 

Birthday Party it’s also perfect for a last-minute birthday party!

Carnival Party

Garden Party 

Tropical Party

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri Variations

There are many ways to make a frozen strawberry daiquiri. Here are a few of our favorite variations:

  • Use fresh strawberries instead of frozen strawberries
  • Add a splash of orange juice or cranberry juice
  • Use strawberry vodka instead of rum
  • Use frozen pineapple instead of frozen strawberries.

How to Freeze Strawberries

If you’ve gone strawberry picking and have fresh strawberries, freeze them to use in cocktails and smoothies! The best way to freeze strawberries for a daiquiri is to wash them and then remove the stem. Pat them dry and place them in an airtight container or a freezer bag. Freeze the strawberries for at least 6 hours or until they are frozen solid.

What to Serve with Frozen Strawberry Daiquiris

Frozen strawberry daiquiris can be enjoyed on their own or with a light snack. Here are some ideas:

Cheese Platter

Fruit and Cheese Platter

Whipped Goat Cheese Appetizers

Meatball Appetizer

History of a Strawberry Daiquiri

The strawberry daiquiri is a classic cocktail that has been around for many years. It was first created in the early 1900s and has since become a popular drink choice for many people.

The strawberry daiquiri is made with rum, lime juice, and strawberries. It is typically served in hurricane glass with a sugar rim. The strawberry daiquiri became popular in the United States during the Prohibition era.

During this time, many people turned to drink cocktails as a way to escape the reality of their lives. It was seen as a luxurious and exotic drink, and it quickly became a favorite among many people.

Today, it’s still a popular choice for many people. It is a refreshing and delicious cocktail that can be enjoyed anytime.

frozen drink in two glasses

Frequently Asked Questions

What is rum?

Rum is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from sugarcane by-products, such as molasses or honey. It is typically aged in wooden barrels for at least a year. The majority of rum production takes place in the Caribbean and Latin America.

What alcohol goes in a strawberry daiquiri?

The most common type of alcohol used in a strawberry daiquiri is rum. However, you can also use vodka or tequila.

What kind of rum is best for strawberry daiquiri?

The best rum for a strawberry daiquiri is light rum. However, you can also use dark rum or spiced rum if you prefer.

How to store frozen strawberry daiquiris?

Frozen strawberry daiquiris can be stored in the freezer for up to two months. To store, simply place the daiquiris in an airtight container or freezer bag. When you’re ready to enjoy, let the daiquiri thaw for about 30 minutes before serving.

How much alcohol is in a frozen daiquiri?

This cocktail recipe makes two drinks, each with 2.5 ounces of light rum. We use a little more rum in our frozen cocktail to taste the flavor more. If you’re looking for a non-alcoholic version, simply omit the rum.

What do you serve a frozen strawberry daiquiri in?

Serve this drink in a chilled glass with a straw. If you’re feeling fancy, garnish with a fresh strawberry or lime wedge.

strawberry daiquiri recipe

More Frozen Cocktails

If you’re looking for more delicious frozen cocktails to cool you down, try any of these:

Frozen Mojitos – By far one of our favorite frozen cocktails is our mojito. It’s filled with lime and mint flavor and is SO delicious!

Frozen Gin and Tonic – This is one of our most popular cocktails for summer.

The Best Frozen Paloma – Made with grapefruit juice and tequila, it’s refreshing and perfect for a hot day.

Easy Strawberry Frosé – Another cocktail that uses frozen strawberries is our frosé!

More Daiquiri Recipes

Classic 3 Ingredient Daiquiri

Hemingway Daiquiri

Mango Daiquiri

Banana Daiquiri

Before you make this drink it’s important to know that this cocktail is gluten-free, vegan, and dairy-free. You can also make it naturally sweetened if you use agave or honey.

So, there you have it, everything you need to know about making a delicious frozen strawberry daiquiri!

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Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

An easy 4 ingredient frozen strawberry daiquiri recipe made with the best ingredients. This strawberry cocktail is not too sweet, made with organic frozen strawberries and lightly sweetened.
5 from 4 votes
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Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
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Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 cocktail
Calories: 274kcal
Author: Eden

Ingredients

  • 4 cups frozen strawberries
  • 5 ounces light rum, white or light rum
  • 3 ounces lime juice, fresh squeezed
  • 4 tbsp sugar, more or less

Instructions

  • Add all of the ingredients into a blender.
    frozen strawberries, lime juice, rum and sugar in blender
  • Blend on high until smooth.
    frozen cocktail in a blender
  • Divide between two glasses and garnish with a lime slice and strawberry.
    frozen drink in two glasses

Notes

Add more or less sweetener. 
Use sugar, agave, stevia, honey, or simple syrup to sweeten this drink. 
Make this drink ahead and store it in the freezer. 
Use zero-proof rum if you’re making a mocktail.

Nutrition

Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.05g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 527mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 71IU | Vitamin C: 191mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg
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