Rum punch

Shivi Ramoutar's recipe for this classic Caribbean cocktail combines sweet and sour flavours for a fruity weekend tipple

PREP 5 mins
DIFFICULTY Easy
SERVES/MAKES 2

Nutrition:

  • calories 271
  • carbs 23
  • saturated fat 0
  • sugar 22
  • protein 1
  • fat 0
  • fibre 0
  • salt 0

Ingredients

175ml freshly squeezed orange juice
75ml freshly squeezed lime juice
150ml good-quality golden rum
50ml sugar syrup
dash of grenadine syrup
dash of Angostura bitters
ice cubes, to serve
generous pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
2 thick slices orange, to garnish
maraschino cherries, to garnish

Method

  1. Pour the juices, rum, sugar syrup, grenadine and Angostura bitters into a large jug and give it a good stir. Pop into the fridge to chill for 1 hr.
  2. Serve over ice cubes, sprinkle over the nutmeg and garnish with an orange slice and maraschino cherry, speared with a cocktail stick.