5 Popular Tiki Cocktails You Can Make at Home

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Do you love tiki cocktails? What if we told you that you can create these delightful and refreshing cocktails in the comfort of your own home?

Tiki cocktails have gained immense popularity in recent years, with their delicious blend of flavours they bring tropical flair to any occasion. You could be planning a backyard party, a summer party or simply want to enjoy an exotic drink, tiki cocktails offer a world of flavours waiting to be explored! So, we have compiled a list of five popular tiki cocktails that will surely delight any senses.

5 Popular Tiki Cocktail Recipes to Try

1. Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe

Mai Tai
The Mai Tai is perhaps the most iconic Tiki cocktail, known for its perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavours.

Here’s how you can mix this tiki cocktail at home:
- Combine 45ml of Captain Morgan Rum, 22ml of curaçao, 22ml of lime juice and 15ml of orgeat and a dash of simple syrup in a shaker. 
- Shake vigorously and strain into a glass filled with crushed ice
- Garnish with a wheel of lime, a slice of pineapple and a mint sprig

2. Zombie Cocktail Recipe

If you're in the mood for a cocktail with a bit more kick, the Zombie is the perfect choice. But beware, this drink is not for the faint of heart!

Here’s how you can mix this tiki cocktail at home:
- Combine 30 ml Captain Morgan rum, 30 ml dark rum, 30 ml overproof rum, 30 ml lime juice, 30 ml grapefruit juice, 20 ml cinnamon syrup, and 10 ml grenadine.
- Shake with ice.
- Strain into a glass filled with crushed ice.
- Garnish with a cherry and a sprig of mint.

3. Piña Colada Cocktail Recipe

Pina colada
One of the most popular tiki cocktails,  Piña Colada is a creamy and refreshing cocktail that you can easily mix at home. Every sip of this tropical drink will let your worries melt away. 

Here’s how you can mix this tiki cocktail at home:
- Blend together 60 ml Captain Morgan rum, 120 ml pineapple juice, 60 ml coconut cream, and a splash of lime juice with crushed ice until smooth.
- Pour the mixture into a hurricane glass.
- Garnish with a pineapple wedge and a maraschino cherry.

4. Blue Hawaiian Cocktail Recipe

The Blue Hawaiian is a visually stunning cocktail that will transport you to the azure shores of the Hawaiian Islands. Get ready to be mesmerized by the vibrant blue hues and the delightful flavours of this tropical masterpiece.

Here’s how you can mix this tiki cocktail at home:
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice
- Measure and pour 60 ml of Captain Morgan rum, 30 ml of blue curaçao, 30 ml of coconut cream, 90 ml of pineapple juice, and a squeeze of fresh lime juice
- Shake the ingredients well to combine
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain into a glass filled with crushed ice
- Garnish with a pineapple wedge and a cocktail umbrella.

5. Jungle Bird Cocktail Recipe

Jungle bird
This one is a unique and flavourful tiki cocktail that will surely intrigue your taste buds. The delectable combination of rum, Campari, citrus, sugar and pineapple will definitely be a treat to the senses.

Here’s how you can mix this tiki cocktail at home:
- In a mixing glass, combine 45 ml Captain Morgan rum, 30 ml Campari, 30 ml fresh lime juice, 15 ml simple syrup, and 60 ml pineapple juice.
- Stir gently to combine the ingredients.
- Strain into a glass filled with ice.
- Garnish with a pineapple leaf and a slice of lime.

And that’s the end of our list! These five delicious tiki cocktail recipes will surely impress your guests with a taste of the tropics! Don’t forget to garnish your drinks creatively and serve them in stylish tiki glassware. It will surely enhance the overall cocktail experience.