Almond Prickly Pear Daiquiri

The Almond Prickly Pear Daiquiri cocktail is a delicious Caribbean drink that has evolved over the years. The cocktail was first invented in 1954 by Huntington Williams, an American bartender. Williams’ recipe was made of silver rum, lime juice, green prickly pear syrup, and almond syrup. It is a well-known drink in the United States and sometimes referred to as a "Prickly Pear Margarita". It proved to be popular enough to make it onto other Caribbean islands where other recipes were developed with different ingredients or different ratios. It is a very refreshing drink that you must try. It has the taste of freshness, which makes you enjoy your drink more. You can get it at any bar or restaurant in the city.

Spirit Used


2 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
1 ounce prickly pear syrup
1 ounce amaretto
2 ounces spiced rum
2 ounces dark rum
2½ ounces crushed ice


1. Chill two cocktail glasses.
2. In a blender, combine the lime juice, prickly pear syrup, amaretto, and spicedand dark rum. Blend.
3. Add crushed ice and blend until smooth.
4. Pour into the chilled cocktail glasses.

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