Classic Tiki Mai Tai

Classic Tiki Mai Tai

The mai tai is a creation of the West. The original featured aged rum, lime juice, and orange liqueur, with a bit of orgeat (almond-flavored syrup).

Serves: 1
Time: 5 minutes

1. Into a cocktail shaker, pour white and gold rums, curaçao, orgeat, rock candy syrup, and lime juice. Fill with ice cubes, cover, and shake vigorously.

2. Strain into an ice-filled 8- to 12-oz. glass. Slowly pour dark rum onto top of drink.

Quick Tips: Rock candy syrup is simple syrup with a hint of vanilla; look for it and orgeat where other cordial syrups are sold.

Per serving: 320 cal., 0% from fat; 0 g protein; 0 g fat; 27 g carbo (0 g fiber); 15 mg sodium; 0 mg chol.

More: Iconic Western dishes from The Sunset Cookbook

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