Close up of the merry merry mai tai cocktail ready to be drunk. The garnish is a lime wedge and maraschino cherry!
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Mai Tai Cocktail

A simply stupendous cocktail for any time of the year!  But extra yummy at the holidays!
Course Cocktail
Cuisine Cocktails
Keyword mai tai cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail
Calories 348kcal
Author Elaine Benoit

Ingredients

  • 2 ounce dark rum
  • 1 ounce Cointreau or triple sec
  • 1/2 ounce amaretto
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 2 ounces orange juice
  • 1/4 ounce Grenadine syrup

Tools, Garnish and Glassware

Instructions

  • Fill a shaker halfway with ice
  • Measure and add all the ingredients above, one after the other.
  • Cover shaker and shake for 30 seconds
  • Pour contents of shaker into glass
  • Add Grenadine and stir
  • Plop garnish into glass
  • Smile
  • Squeal
  • Sip
  • Enjoy

Notes

You can adjust recipe to serve as many people you want.  To make a pitcher:  Serves many!
  • 3 cups gold rum
  • 1.5 cup Cointreau
  • 1 cup Amaretto
  • 1 cup simple syrup
  • 8 - 10 limes juiced
  • 1/2 gallon orange juice

Nutrition

Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 113mg | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 32.6mg | Iron: 0.5mg