Don’t daiquiris make you just want to jump on a boat and go on a cruise somewhere? Except maybe not a cruise because, well, do people actually want to go on cruises anymore? I think that ship has sailed. Pun intended, obviously. So, how about jumping on a plane and heading to a beach where there’s a cabana boy who mostly stays out of your way until he sees that a) you need your umbrella raised and b) your glass is empty. That’s more like it. Siiiiigh. Let’s go now. OK fine, a daiquiri will definitely take second place. And I speak from experience when I say it’s tough to find a good strawberry banana daiquiri. Sure, you can get a plain old strawberry one. You can also get a Pina Colada. And even often a “Miami Vice” (alright, yes, those are pretty tasty). But I’ve been told no to my order of a strawberry banana daiquiri on more than one occasion. It all stops here, friends. I’m living on my own terms.
Bacardi sent me a bottle of their Bacardi Classic Cocktails Light Strawberry Daiquiri and I wasted no time popping the top. They make it pretty easy for you and the instructions basically tell you to pour it over ice. For only 95 calories, which is a super sweet deal. And basically what I want to do every night when I get home for the evening.
But you do know me and must have known I wasn’t going to just pour this over ice. I wanted a more true daiquiri. A frozen one. So I can pretend I’m on a tropical island and this drink was made for me by a cabana boy.
Don’t worry. My way of “complicating” things still makes this one super simple drink to whip up. And all my strawberry banana dreams can now come true in my very own kitchen. Cabana boys need not apply. I got my own blender, yo!
Strawberry Banana Daiquiri with Bacardi Classic Cocktails Light (serves 2):
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- 3 C ice
- 4 oz. Bacardi Classic Cocktails Light Strawberry Daiquiri
- 1 1/2 oz. orange juice
- 1 C strawberries (stems removed)
- 1//2 banana
Step one: Throw all ingredients in a blender and blend.
Step 2: DRINK!
Well, you may want to pour in a glass first. But if you live alone and nobody will find out, you don’t have to. I’d probably do the same.
A little strawberry and banana garnish may help contribute to giving you that island feel.
You have no idea how happy I was to sip on a strawberry banana daiquiri. Especially knowing it didn’t contain a bajillion calories and wasn’t all syrupy sweet.
But I’d totally pour this Bacardi over rocks and sip on that, too. Isn’t summertime the absolute best?
Bacardi also has a Light Mojito and Light Pina Colada, so these really could cater to my evening needs all summer long. YES, I’m beyond excited that summer Cocktail Friday season has begun. Or Wednesday. Whatever. Every day can be a cocktail day this summer.
Of course, remember to always drink responsibly! And enjoy!
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