Thursday, June 16, 2011

Rum Punch

Rum Punch Cocktail

Rum punch
Rum Punch for a Party!
Don't you think a summer cocktail should make imagine yourself sitting by the shore with your toes in the sand? Rum punch is one of those summer cocktails.  Cool and fruity, rum punch will make a party!  One sip and you'll be transported to the beach.

This rum punch recipe is a make ahead recipe I use whenever we are having a large group for a summer picnic or barbecue.  Use the recipe below as your baseline and double or triple the ingredients as needed.  You'll need a large container for storage and room enough in your refrigerator to keep it cool.  Serve the rum punch in pretty pitchers or a beverage dispenser for self-serve convenience.

Rum Punch
Makes 8 to 10 servings

Rum punch ingredients
Six Simple Rum Punch Ingredients
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 cups grenadine
  • 2 cups spiced rum
  • 1 cup light rum
  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • Fruit for garnish, optional

Mix all the ingredients together in a large pitcher.  Refrigerate to chill for at least one hour before serving.  Serve in a tall glass over plenty of ice.  Garnish the glass with fresh slices of lime, pineapple or orange.

These are potent cocktails. Remember to drink responsibly. You can get other suggestions for adult beverages by following my Pinterest board below.



  1. That looks like all kinds of yummy! I will have to make them for my next yard party.

  2. This sounds good! Could you blend it with ice and make it a frozen drink?

  3. Amy, I've never made it frozen, but I'll give it a try and let you know.


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