Banana Daiquiri
Photo: Alexandra Grablewski
Serves 1


  • 2 ounces aged rum
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce Demerara syrup (or any type of simple syrup)
  • 1/2 ounce crème de banane liqueur
  • 1/2 ripe banana, peeled
  • Dried banana chip, for garnish (optional)


Combine all the ingredients in a blender cup. Blend at high speed for 10 seconds. Add 1/2 cup of ice (preferably crushed) and blend at high speed again for 10 seconds. Pour into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a dried banana chip, if desired.

Recipe and photo reprinted with permission from the publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, from 101 Tropical Drinks by Kim Haasarud. Photography by Alexandra Grablewski. Copyright 2013.

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