Strawberry Daiquiris go so well with Chocolate!

One day after making cheesecake...
I just had to follow my craving and make my homemade strawberry daiquiris to go with my next piece of deep dark chocolate cheesecake!

I love strawberry daiquiris and have found this to be the best recipe so far. I have messed around with the amounts and tried omitting some items (like the sugar), but they were never quite as tasty. For an extra bubbly sensation, Sprite makes a great addition to the drink.

1 cup chopped strawberries (fresh or frozen)
6 cups ice (give or take depending on how big your blender is)
3/4 cup rum (I use Captain Morgan's spiced but others prefer silver rum)
1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice (or from concentrate)*
1/8 cup sugar

Throw it all in a blender and enjoy!

*Note: When I don't have any oranges or even orange juice around, I have been known to use Pineapple juice as a substitute. It is very tasty!

I enjoyed my smooth, thick daiquiri with another piece of the deep dark chocolate cheesecake. For an added bonus, add sugar to the rim like they do in the restaurants! Simply take a plate and put some water on it. Lightly dip the rim of your glass on that plate making sure to get water evenly around the edge. Put some sugar on another plate and dip the rim of the glass in the sugar, turning it so the sugar spreads evenly. Garnish with a strawberry and voila! A tasty treat.

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