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Bring Cuba to your casa with Havana Club cocktail recipes

Cuban culture is at its height of popularity—the Caribbean island has welcomed over two million tourists just this year, including celebrities such as Madonna and Katy Perry.

A key part of the Cuban food and drinks scene are ‘paladars’, independently run restaurants in homes that offer authentic, intimate dining for tourists and Cubans alike. So why not give your friends a treat and bring Cuba to your casa with our simple cocktail recipes? Cuban cocktail connoisseur Mimi Sanchez gives a step-by-step guide on how to shake it up at home…

The Floridita Daquiri

Enjoy the frozen Daiquiri the way it was made and created at Floridita, the legendary bar of Havana, frequented by Ernest Hemingway.

For four cocktails you need:

  • An electric blender
  • 8 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 limes
  • 10 drops of Maraschino Liqueur
  • 3 cups of crushed ice
  • 200ml of Havana Club Añejo 3 Años

Add the sugar, lime juice, maraschino liqueur, crushed ice and Havana Club Añejo 3 Años to the blender. Blend all ingredients until smooth. Serve and enjoy your Daiquiri!

Tip: Fill your glass with ice fully to measure the right amount of ice needed for one drink.

The classic Cuban Mojito

An authentic Cuban mojito will bring you the energy and passion from Havana. Prepare it with love & care to truly enjoy your Cuban experience.

For four cocktails you need:

  • 4 teaspoons of sugar
  • 2 limes
  • 8 mint sprigs
  • 160ml of sparkling water
  • 180ml of Havana Club Añejo 3 Años

In a tall glass, add 2 teaspoons of sugar, the juice of half a lime, 2 mint sprigs and 2 parts sparkling water (9cl). Muddle gently. Add 4 parts Havana Club Añejo 3 Años and the ice cubes. Stir well and enjoy!

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