Classic Daiquiri Recipe

By Marcus Samuelsson |

Grab your bowler hat and a chilled cocktail glass as Ginny’s Supper Club jumps back in time with this recipe for the perfect Daiquiri. Bartender David Powell outlines the equipment essential for a fully stocked bar, and offers simple instruction for constructing this timeless beverage.

Prep Details

Servings: 1

Calories per serving: 112 per serving


1/2 jigger (.75 oz) lime juice

1/2 jigger (.75 oz) simple syrup

1 jigger (1.5 oz) rum


Photo: Kenn Wilson

1. Combine all ingredients with ice in a French-style cocktail shaker.
2. Shake vigorously to combine and melt much of the ice.
3. Pour into a pre-chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a lime wheel. Serve immediately.