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Rum punch

Rum punch

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • plus 1 hr chilling, no cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

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

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal271
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs23g
sugars22g
fibre0g
protein1g
salt0g
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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

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 2

    Serve over ice cubes, sprinkle over the nutmeg and garnish with an orange slice and maraschino cherry, speared with a cocktail stick.

RECIPE TIPS
CHOOSING RUM
I strongly suggest you use good-quality golden or dark rum, to give your dishes complexity and a spiced mellowness.
ANGOSTURA BITTERS
We use a dash of this well-known cocktail ingredient in savoury and sweet dishes to enhance flavour.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2015

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