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A Simple Shaken Strawberry Daiquiri...with Basil

For a drink that just tastes like warm, beautiful days, look no further than a strawberry daiquiri. In this recipe the daiquiri is not blended -- adding instant sophistication to this classic warm-weather indulgence. Make sure to invite friends!

Photography by: Jenna Saraco


For two drinks:

- 4 strawberries
- 1 tablespoon cane sugar, or honey
- 3 ounces light rum
- 1 ounce fresh-squeezed orange juice
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice, plus 2 wedges
- Ice
- Basil, optional



In a cocktail shaker, muddle the strawberries with sugar or honey, until soft. Add rum, orange juice, lime juice, and ice, and shake! Strain into two cocktail glasses and garnish with lime wedges and a sprig of basil.