Hot Daiquiri

Kathleen Hawkins, Wright & Co. | Detroit

While turning a summer drink like the daiquiri into what is essentially a rum hot toddy seems like a bibulous fool’s errand, this drink is something of a nonsensical triumph. And it is one hell of a holiday party trick.

Reprinted with permission from Winter Drinks by the Editors of PUNCH, copyright © 2018. Published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Penguin Random House.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 3 ounces hot water
  • 1 ounce dark rum, preferably Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva
  • 1 ounce Plantation Pineapple Rum
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice
  • Angostura whipped cream, to top (see Editor's note)

Directions
  1. Combine the hot water, dark rum, pineapple rum, simple syrup, and lime juice in a tempered glass or mug and top with 2 to 3 tablespoons whipped cream.
Editor's Note

Angostura Whipped Cream:
16 dashes Angostura bitters
1 cup cream

In a chilled metal bowl, combine the ingredients and whip until stiff, about 2 minutes.

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