Dark Rum & Cointreau Pineapple Pirate Punch

Dark Rum Pirate Punch- Makes 2 cocktails

  • 2 oz dark Rum- Such as Captain Morgan

  • 1 oz Disarono liqueur

  • 1 oz Cointreau liqueur

  • 1 cup pineapple juice

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • 2 TBSP simple syrup

  • 1 cinnamon stick

  • 3-4 pieces/cubes of crystallized ginger

  • Extra cinnamon sticks, pineapple & orange slices for garnish

Method-

  • Add 1 cup of ice to a cocktail shaker. Pour into the shaker the Rum, Disarono, Cointreau, Simple Syrup, pineapple, lime and lemon juice. Pop in a few pieces of ginger and the cinnamon. Shake well until the container has frosted over- about 20 seconds.
  • Strain and pour into double old fashioned glasses filled with ice.
  • Garnish with dried pineapple & oranges slices and a cinnamon stick for stirring.

Ahoy!

This is a fun little cocktail I whipped up trying to think of a perfect drink for watching the Bucs this Sunday play in the Super Bowl. I wanted Fresh Florida flavors that would be easy to find at any store and not too complicated to make in batches- hence- my pirate punch cocktail.

I used three spirits everyone has in their bar- or should- Dark Rum, Cointreau and Disarono. Then I added fresh squeezed lime juice and fresh meyer lemon juice from my own trees. Throw in some pineapple juice, a dash of simple syrup (or not) and spice it up with some ginger and cinnamon. It’s fresh and oh so Florida.

I sourced these gorgeous dehydrated pineapple and orange wheels from Trader Joe’s. Look for them in the nut section.

My glasses are by Juliska.

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