Two mai tai cocktails topped with fresh mint

Mai tai

  • serves 1
  • Easy

This totally tropical cocktail is a heady mix of two types of rum, orange curacao, almond syrup and lime juice. Perfect with a pineapple wedge


Try these fruity mai tai cocktails, then check out our piña colada, frozen strawberry daiquiri, mojito, zombie cocktail and more refreshing rum cocktails. Also learn how to make your own sugar syrup to use in this cocktail.

Make your own homemade sugar syrup using our step-by-step recipe, it’s super easy!



  • white rum 30ml
  • dark rum 30ml
  • Orange curacao or Cointreau 1 tbsp
  • orgeat or almond syrup ½ tbsp
  • lime juice 30ml
  • sugar syrup ½ tbsp
  • mint leaves to garnish
  • lime wheel to garnish
  • pineapple wedge to garnish


  • Step 1

    Put all of the ingredients except the garnishes in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a tumbler filled with ice and garnish with the lime, mint and pineapple.

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