A true mai tai is made with orgeat, a specialty almond syrup. Some versions use almond syrup that you'd buy in the coffee aisle (such as Torani), but we opted instead to swap in amaretto. The result: A drink that's simpler to make than the original but just as dangerously delicious..

Source: Midwest Living
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a cocktail shaker combine gold rum, lime juice, orange liqueur and amaretto. Add ice cubes; cover and shake until very cold. Strain liquid into an ice-filled rocks glass. Slowly drizzle dark rum over the top of the drink.

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Traditionally made with orgeat. Look for it online, or substitute almond syrup (such as Monin or Torani).

Nutrition Facts

218 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 1 mg sodium. 34 mg potassium; 12 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 0 g sugar; 0 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 14 IU vitamin a; 9 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 3 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 4 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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