Recipes for a Virgin Strawberry Daiquiri: Making It Extraordinary

Strawberry Daiquiri

A truly exceptional recipe for virgin strawberry daiquiris is difficult to find. The original blended version of the drink, which rose to popularity during the 1980s, is a modern take on the classic daiquiri cocktail that consists of just rum, lime juice, and sugar. While the original version of this cocktail is delicious, it is also easy to make a non-alcoholic strawberry daiquiri that is perfect for people who don't enjoy drinking or are not of legal drinking age. The daiquiri is superb for the summertime, making it a great plus-one for picnics or barbeques. Because strawberry plays so well with different flavors, you can adjust recipes or explore as you refine your own virgin strawberry daiquiri recipes.

Simple Virgin Strawberry Daiquiri

At its core, a virgin strawberry daiquiri can be a daylong treat: this mocktail is great to complement a breakfast but also a nice drink to kick back with at the end of your day.

Simple Virgin Strawberry Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • 4 to 6 large fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar, to taste
  • Cracked ice
  • Strawberry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a glass.
  2. In a blender, combine cracked ice, lime juice, strawberries, and sugar.
  3. Blend until smooth, taking care not to over blend and liquify.
  4. Pour into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with strawberry.

Virgin Strawberry Daiquiri With Soda

It may seem odd, but you can add some fizz to your virgin strawberry daiquiri. Using a lemon-lime soda helps the strawberry flavor to really pop.

Virgin Strawberry Daiquiri with Soda

Ingredients

  • 4 to 6 large fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 9 ounces lemon-lime soda
  • 4 medium ice cubes
  • Strawberry or lime wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a glass.
  2. In a blender, combine ice, lime juice, strawberries, and lemon-lime soda.
  3. Blend until smooth, taking care not to over blend and liquify.
  4. Pour into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with strawberry.

Virgin Sweet and Sour Strawberry Daiquiri

If you want your drink to be a little more sour, try out the sweet and sour daiquiri. If you really want to up the sour, consider adding a quarter to half-ounce of freshly squeezed lime juice.

Virgin Sweet and Sour Strawberry Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • 6 large fresh strawberries, hulled
  • ½ ounce of sweet and sour mix
  • 4 medium ice cubes
  • Dash of grenadine syrup
  • Lemon, lime, or strawberry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a glass.
  2. In a blender, combine ice, sweet and sour mix, strawberries, and grenadine.
  3. Blend until smooth, taking care not to over blend and liquify.
  4. Pour into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with lemon, lime, or strawberry.

Virgin Berry Burst Strawberry Daiquiri

If you want an overload of flavors or you wound up with too many berries to eat, toss them in the blender together for a virgin daiquiri.

Virgin Berry Burst Strawberry Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • ½ cup mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries)
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1-2 teaspoons of sugar, to taste
  • Cracked ice
  • Berries and fruit for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a glass.
  2. In a blender, combine ice, sweet and sour mix, strawberries, and grenadine.
  3. Blend until smooth, taking care not to over blend and liquify.
  4. Pour into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with fruit and berries.

Virgin Orange Citrus Strawberry Daiquiri

Strawberries and oranges make an excellent pair, so don't overlook this recipe.

Virgin Orange Citrus Strawberry Daquiri

Ingredients

  • 4 to 6 large, fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 2 ounces orange juice
  • 1 ounces pineapple juice
  • Dash orange bitters
  • Cracked ice
  • Orange wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a glass.
  2. In a blender, combine ice, strawberries, orange juice, and bitters.
  3. Blend until smooth, taking care not to over blend and liquify.
  4. Pour into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with orange wheel.

Virgin Strawberry Rosemary Daiquiri

It may seem an unusual pairing to have rosemary, but the savory herb brings a new depth to a classic.

Virgin Strawberry Rosemary Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • 4 to 6 fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 1½ ounces rosemary simple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon finely chopped, fresh rosemary
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Cracked ice
  • Rosemary sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a glass.
  2. In a blender, combine ice, strawberries, simple syrup, rosemary, and lime juice.
  3. Blend until smooth, taking care not to over blend and liquify.
  4. Pour into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with a rosemary sprig.

Shaken Muddled Strawberry Daiquiri

If you don't have a blender or frozen drinks just don't do it for you, you can always shake up a virgin daiquiri.

Shaken Muddled Strawberry Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • 4 strawberries, hulled
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • ¼ ounce grenadine
  • Ice
  • Club soda or sparkling water, to top off
  • Strawberry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the strawberries with a splash of simple syrup.
  2. Add ice, lime juice, grenadine, and the remaining simple syrup.
  3. Shake vigorously to mix and chill.
  4. Pour into rocks glass.
  5. Garnish with strawberry.

Virgin Tropical Strawberry Daiquiri

The team of strawberry, pineapple, and coconut is a familiar one and popular for good reason.

Virgin Tropical Strawberry Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • 4 to 6 large fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 1 ounce coconut water
  • 1 ounce pineapple juice
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Cracked ice
  • Coconut flakes and pineapple wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a glass.
  2. In a blender, combine cracked ice, strawberries, coconut water, pineapple juice, and lime juice.
  3. Blend until smooth, taking care not to over blend and liquify.
  4. Pour into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with coconut flakes and pineapple wedge.

Virgin Strawberries and Cream Daiquiri

This isn't quite the typically blended daiquiri, but it strikes a smooth balance.

Virgin Strawberries and Cream Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • 4 to 6 large fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 1½ ounces cream
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce honey
  • Cracked ice
  • Mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a glass.
  2. In a blender, combine cracked ice, strawberries, cream, lime juice, and honey.
  3. Blend until smooth, taking care not to over blend and liquify.
  4. Pour into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with strawberry.

Virgin Strawberry-Peach Daiquiri

Peach is one of the best summer flavors and the quickest way to feel like summer.

Virgin Strawberry-Peach Daquiri

Ingredients

  • 4 to 6 large fresh strawberries, hulled
  • ½ peach, cut into quarters
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar, or to taste
  • Cracked ice
  • Strawberry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a glass.
  2. In a blender, combine cracked ice, lime juice, strawberries, peach, and sugar.
  3. Blend until smooth, taking care not to over blend and liquify.
  4. Pour into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with strawberry.

Blending In

It's easy to adjust the texture and thickness of your drink.

  • If you find your mixture to be too thick, add a tablespoon of water at a time until it's the preferred consistency.
  • If you find your mixture to be too thin, add ice or don't blend for as long.
  • When possible, use cold or chilled ingredients to keep the ice from melting too quickly.
  • Other flavors to consider including or experimenting with: melon, pineapple, fig, vanilla.

Daiquiri Factory

Daiquiris don't need to be daunting, and virgin strawberry daiquiris don't need to be boring. Once you get the hang of the basic recipes, you can build your own and create new or unexpected combinations, celebrating summer or sipping a tasty virgin daiquiri to remind you of warmer days.

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