Along with the mojito is part of traditional Cuban drinks. It is made with white rum and lemon juice.
The best place to take a daiquiri in Havana is undoubtedly the Floridita.
It is not known how this cocktail came about, but its origin is around 1800 and it comes from a beach located in Santiago de Cuba called playa daiquirí.
It is taken in a cocktail glass and is usually taken as an aperitif.
As Hemingway said, “My mojito in La Bodeguita, my daiquirí in El Floridita”.
- 45 ml of white rum
- Ice cubes
- 30 ml of lime or lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons of sugar
- Lime bark
1- Put all the ingredients in a blender and beat for 30 seconds.
2 – The ice has to be chopped and the rest of ingredients well beaten, but without passing, that the ice does not turn into water.
3- Put the contents in a cold glass and serve with straws.
4- To decorate you can put sugar on the edge of the cup. This is done by throwing sugar in a dish, wet the edge of the glass with lemon and put face down on the plate so that the sugar sticks to the edge.
5- You can also put a lime bark in the glass to decorate.