Prickly Pineapple Daiquiri Recipe

from A Taste of Elegance, Rudi Sodamin)

Feeling the cold this winter? Well if you can’t get away to the tropics, bring a little piece of the tropics to you. This drink is a lovely treat – not to sweet, not too sour.

Yield: 1 Serving


• 2 wedges lime
• 1½ ounces spiced rum
• 2 ounces homemade sour mix (4 cups sugar, 1 quart water, 1 cup fresh lime or lemon juice)
• 1 ounce pineapple juice
• 1 ounce soda water
• Prickly pear puree, for drizzling


In a pint glass, hand-press lime wedges with a muddler. Fill glass with ice. Add rum, sour mix, pineapple juice, and soda water. Cap with shaker can and shake vigorously. Pour into a pint glass and drizzle with some prickly pear puree. Serve with a straw.

What’s one of your favourite summer drinks?