Jam daiquiri

A store-cupboard cocktail

Jam daiquiri

Jam daiquiri

Serves Serves 1
Time Cooks In5 minutes plus cooling
DifficultyNot too tricky
Nutrition per serving Plus
  • Calories 194 10%
  • Fat 0g 0%
  • Saturates 0g 0%
  • Sugars 16.7g 19%
  • Salt 0g 0%
  • Protein 0.2g 0%
  • Carbs 18.5g 7%
  • Fibre 0.3g -
Of an adult's reference intake
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  • 50 ml white rum
  • 20 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 10 ml sugar syrup , (see below)
  • 1 tablespoon raspberry or strawberry jam
  • soda water , optional
  • 1 slice of lime , 1 raspberry or 1 strawberry, optional
  • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
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  1. To make the sugar syrup, place the sugar and 2 tablespoons of water in a small pan on a medium-high heat. Bring to the boil and let it bubble until the sugar has dissolved. Take it off the heat and leave to cool. This is more than you need but store it in an airtight jar and it will keep for a few weeks.
  2. Put all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with lots of ice cubes and give it a good hard shake, then strain it into a coupe or martini glass.
  3. If you don't have a cocktail shaker, you can batch this recipe up and put all the ingredients in a blender, replacing the ice with 40ml filtered water per cocktail. Blend, then strain into a sterilised bottle and keep in the fridge for up to 4 days.
  4. If you're looking for something a little lighter, pour your cocktail into a whisky glass over ice cubes and top up with a splash of soda, giving it a quick stir before tucking in. Garnish with a slice of lime, or a fresh raspberry or strawberry.


– White rum works best here, but you can use any type you’ve got.