Today is National Daiquiri Day (19th July) and with National Tequila Day (24th July) just around the corner, ensure that you’re ready for a summer of celebrations.
Made with 100% natural fruits, Funkin’s range of simply sensational Cocktail mixers ensure authentic tasting cocktails each and every time.
To help get you on your way to making great cocktails that are certain to be a hit with your friend’s, follow Funkin’s Strawberry Daiquiri and Margarita recipes, which are quick and easy to prepare, so you can spend more time celebrating.
Funkin Strawberry Daiquiri
Originating in Cuba at the turn of the 20th Century, the Daiquiri has been a firm favourite all over the world for many years. Many famous faces count it as their favourite tipple including President John F.Kennedy and Ernest Hemingway. The beauty of the Daiquiri lies in its simplicity. Try Funkin’s award - winning Strawberry Daiquiri and see for yourself why this has become a Cocktail classic.
Simply add the following to a Martini glass garnished with a strawberry:
- 50ml of white rum
- One pouch of Funkin Strawberry Daiquiri Mixer
Step by step:
- Take one Martini glass, fill with ice and water and leave to chill
- Get a mixing glass (a pint glass is perfect) and add 50ml of white rum followed the pouch of Funkin Strawberry Daiquiri Mixer
- Fill the mixing glass with ice, cover and shake firmly
- Pour out the ice and water of the now chilled Martini glass
- Strain the contents of the mixer into the Martini glass
- Garnish with a strawberry for extra pizazz.
There is much dispute as to the real origin of our favourite Mexican cocktail – the Margarita. One story believed by many is that it originated in 1948 at a Christmas party in Acapulco, Mexico. Guests of prominent socialite Margarita Sands adored her concoction of tequila with Cointreau and lime juice so much that they spread word of it through elite groups in Texas before the drink was brought to Hollywood bearing the name “Margarita”
Simply add the following to a Martini glass with and garnish with a thick lime wedge:
- 50ml of tequila
- 1 pouch of Funkin Margarita Mixer
Step by step:
Take one Martini glass, fill with ice and water and leave to chill
Get a cocktail shaker and add 50ml of tequila and 1 sachet of Funkin Margarita Mixer
Fill the shaker with ice, cover and shake firmly
Empty the contents of the now chilled Martini glass and run a lime around the rim of the glass before dipping in salt
Strain the contents of the mixer into the Martini glass (if necessary, tap the strainer to help the contents through
Garnish with a thick lime wedge on the side of the glass