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Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Fonda Shaia Photo by: Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Fonda Shaia

The Pink Daiquiri

The original daiquiri contained rum, fresh lime juice, and superfine sugar. Ernest Hemingway is credited with the addition of maraschino liqueur and grapefruit juice.

Coastal Living JUNE 2010

  • Yield: Makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) white rum
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons (1/4 ounce) maraschino liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons (1 ounce) ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) Simple Syrup*
  • Garnish: Grapefruit twist

Preparation

Combine first 5 ingredients in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously, and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish, if desired.

*Simple Syrup: Combine equal parts sugar and hot water, stirring until sugar dissolves. Store in refrigerator until ready to use in mixed drinks or iced tea.

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