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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total:
10 mins
Servings:
1
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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; fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; saturated fat 0g; carbohydrates 12g; mono fat 0g; poly fat 0g; trans fatty acid 0g; insoluble fiber 0g; sugars 0g; protein 0g; vitamin a 14.2IU; vitamin c 8.5mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 2.8mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; sodium 1mg; potassium 34mg; calcium 4mg; iron 0mg.
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