Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe

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Irma Little Modified: March 22, 2022
Mai Tai Cocktail Recipe

How To Make Mai Tai Cocktail

Enjoy the genuine and classic taste of Hawaii with this simple, yet tasty and strong Mai Tai cocktail with 2 kinds of rum, which you can make in 10 minutes!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • ozdark molasses rum
  • 1ozlight pure cane rum
  • ½ozorange liqueur,(Grand Marnier, Cointreau, or Curacao)
  • ½ozorgeat syrup
  • ¾ozlime juice,fresh
  • 1dashAngostura bitters,or spritz using small spray bottle
  • lime,wheel, or mint sprigs, or pineapple slices, to garnish

For Simple Honey Syrup:

  • 2tbsphoney
  • 2tbspwater


Simple Honey Syrup:

  1. Simply combine equal parts honey and water in a small saucepan and warm over low heat until you can thoroughly stir the honey into the water (or warm them together briefly in the microwave).

To Assemble:

  1. Fill a double old-fashioned glass with ice and set it aside to chill. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine both rums, the honey syrup, orange liqueur, orgeat syrup, and lime juice.

  2. Shake. Strain the cocktail into the ice-filled glass. Evenly spritz the top of the drink with Angostura bitters and garnish with a lime wheel before serving.


  • Calories: 383.58kcal
  • Protein: 0.32g
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