Deliciously fruity, wonderfully colourful, and amazingly refreshing.
Our passion fruit daiquiri has all the style and sophistication of its classic cousin but all of the fun that an easy summer cocktail drink should have.
Stylish easy summer cocktail, that you can rustle up in 5 minutes flat
You can make this cocktail at home in just 5 minutes, it’s so easy.
Your friends and family are going to love this, and you will become an epic host!
Want more inspiration? Check out our easy summer cocktails.
What is a daiquiri?
From the family of rum cocktails, the classic daiquiri is made from 3 ingredients:
- White rum
- Fresh lime juice
- Sugar syrup
In our twist on the classic, we also include Passoa which is a passion fruit liqueur.
Where does a daiquiri cocktail come from?
It’s widely believed that it was an American engineer, called Jennings Cox, who was working in Cuba after the Spanish-American war who invented the daiquiri.
It was probably an accidental invention as they say the reason for the invention was that he ran out of gin while he was hosting a cocktail party, so he used rum instead in his punch and hence the daiquiri was born.
Is it vegan?
Yes, our passion fruit daiquiri is 100% vegan and plant based so you can serve this summer cocktail with complete confidence.
What glass do I serve it in?
We’ve served our passion fruit daiquiri in a tall martini cocktail glass, but you could serve it in a coupe glass or margarita glass also.
Do I need any special equipment?
You’ll need the following equipment to make our passion fruit daiquiri:
- Cocktail shaker
- Hawthorne strainer
Don’t have all of these? No problem! Take a look at our tips for success further down the page.
Will I need a blender to make this cocktail?
No, for our passion fruit daiquiri you won’t need a blender.
Is this a frozen daiquiri?
No, this passion fruit daiquiri is a twist on the classic daiquiri which isn’t frozen.
How to tell if a passion fruit is ripe
When you are making our passion fruit daiquiri, it’s pretty crucial that you pick the right passion fruit, you need a good ripe fruit.
When a passion fruit is ripe, they are quite plump, and their skin is wrinkled and a real purple colour – they are the ripe sweet passion fruits that you want.
If the passion fruit that you are looking at in the store has smooth skin, then don’t buy it.
Should I use fresh lime juice or bottled?
Our mantra is fresh is best.
You just can’t get that fresh taste from store bought bottled lime juice that’s packed with preservatives.
Limes are really easy to squeeze, so it’s well worth the extra step.
What rum should I use?
You need to use white rum for our passion fruit daiquiri.
Don’t break the bank buying an expensive rum though buy something that’s mid-range because although you’ll have the strong flavour of passion fruit, you will notice the rum too, so it needs to be good.
Daiquiri vs margarita
A classic daiquiri is made with white rum, fresh lime juice and sugar whereas a margarita is made with tequila, orange liqueur and fresh lime juice and the glass usually has a salted rim.
Both drinks are on the List of IBA official cocktails (International Bartenders Association).
Make your own sugar syrup
If you’re out of sugar syrup for your passion fruit daiquiri, then don’t worry, the good thing is that sugar syrup is very easy to make.
It’s very cost effective to make too, so worth making the effort.
Just put 300ml of caster sugar and 150ml in a pan and on low heat gently dissolve the sugar and once it’s all dissolved, let it cool.
Once cool take a sterilised bottle and pour your homemade sugar syrup in. Store in the fridge.
Can I make it ahead?
Yes, you can mix this up ahead of serving, combine all of the ingredients and then leave the passion fruit daiquiri mixture in the fridge to keep it chilled.
When you’re ready to serve it, just give it a good stir before pouring into your glass.
What occasion would I serve this at?
Our passion fruit daiquiri just lends itself to being a summer cocktail drink but it’s also good in spring.
Serve at the following occasions:
- Summer party
- Classy BBQ
- Hen night or bachelorette party
- House party
- Cocktail hour
- Happy hour
Tips for success
- Don’t have a cocktail shaker? Get a large jar with a lid, make sure you’ve sterilised it and then add the ingredients. Firmly secure the lid and shake it vigorously for 30 seconds and pour.
- Don’t have a cocktail Hawthorne strainer? Use a tea strainer instead.
- Don’t have any passion fruit liqueur? You can use passion fruit juice instead to get that beautiful passion fruit flavor.
- Don’t have any sugar syrup? Just make your own – it’s so easy! Just put 300ml of caster sugar and 150ml in a pan and on low heat gently dissolve the sugar and once it’s all dissolved, let it cool.
How do I make it?
The great news is that it’s super quick and easy to make this wonderful passion fruit daiquiri if you follow our instructions.
Don’t worry if you use a different measuring system as you can convert the units in our recipe card.
First, you’ll need to gather your equipment, you’ll need a cocktail shaker, jigger, Hawthorne strainer and a glass.
Next, have your ingredients to hand, you’ll need Passoa passion fruit liqueur), white rum, sugar syrup and freshly squeezed lime juice.
In your cocktail shaker, add 50ml of Passoa and followed by 50ml of white rum.
Next to go into your cocktail shaker is 50ml of fresh lime juice and 25ml of sugar syrup.
Cut a fresh passion fruit in half and then take a teaspoon and scoop out the flesh into your shaker.
Now add in few ice cubes into your shaker, the ice helps to chill your cocktail, firmly place the lid on and then shake it vigorously for around 30 seconds.
Then take your Hawthorne strainer and strain the mixture into your glass.
Garnish with half a fresh passion fruit and serve.
Your super summer passion fruit daiquiri cocktail is ready!
We hope you enjoy our passion fruit daiquiri cocktail drink as much as we do and we’d love to hear your feedback.
We’ve got many more cocktail recipes for you to enjoy, so your cocktail drinks menu can be legendary, check them out.
So please leave a comment below and let us know how you enjoyed your drinks.
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PASSION FRUIT DAIQUIRI
- Cocktail shaker
- Hawthorne strainer
- Cocktail glass
- Sharp knife
- Chopping board
- 50 ml Passoa
- 50 ml White rum
- 50 ml Fresh lime juice
- 25 ml Sugar syrup
- 2 Passion fruit
- In your cocktail shaker, add your Passoa and followed by your white rum
- Next to go into your cocktail shaker is your fresh lime juice and sugar syrup
- Cut a fresh passion fruit in half and then take a teaspoon and scoop out the flesh into your shaker
- Now add in few ice cubes into your shaker, the ice helps to chill your cocktail, firmly place the lid on and then shake it vigorously for around 30 seconds
- Then take your Hawthorne strainer and strain the mixture into your glass
- Garnish with half a fresh passion fruit and serve
- Your super summer passion fruit daiquiri cocktail is ready