Transport yourself somewhere sunny and relaxing with this tropical fruit and coconut rum Caribbean Punch cocktail.
With summer in full swing, my thoughts are completely occupied with visions of white sandy beaches, turquoise blue waters and warm ocean breezes. Who wouldn’t love to escape to a tropical paradise right about now?!
Well, if you can’t get there in real life, this refreshing Caribbean cocktail will help you transport yourself somewhere sunny and warm.
Island-Inspired Rum Cocktail
My island-inspired Caribbean Punch cocktail tastes just like the tropics with the sweet and tangy mixture of orange juice and lime juice, lemonade and Sunny D Fruit Punch. Add in passion fruit flavored rum and coconut flavored rum, and you’ll be feeling the sand between your toes in no time at all.
And did I mention that the gorgeous red color is reminiscent of a fiery sunset on your favorite tropical isle? Simply heaven!
How To Make Caribbean Punch Recipe
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This beautiful red concoction is surprisingly easy to make. Plus, it takes just takes mere minutes to throw together.
You’ll find the complete ingredient list and instructions in the printable recipe card near the end of this summery cocktail recipe post.
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Caribbean Punch Ingredients
With a flavor profile that is fruity and sweet, and tart and sassy, this simple cocktail punch contains a delicious combination of ingredients. These include:
Caribbean Passion Fruit Malibu Rum
Adds a refreshing passion fruit and coconut flavor.
Even more delicious tropical coconut-y flavor.
Adds just a splash of citrusy tartness.
Sunny D Fruit Punch
Adds the perfect amounts of fruity-ness and tartness with just a hint of sweetness.
With it’s sweet tartness, the orange juice perfectly complements the rums in this cocktail recipe.
Fresh Lime Juice
With its sharp, intense flavor, freshly-squeezed lime juice adds an exciting citrus note. Freshly-squeezed works best, but bottled will work in a pinch.
Used as garnish, an orange wedge adds the perfect touch to this tropical cocktail – and it looks good doing it, too.
Instructions to Make Caribbean Punch Cocktail Recipe
This Caribbean Punch recipe is easy to make with no prep work involved – especially if you use some already-made lemonade!
It can be ready-to-drink in under 5 minutes, and it’s the perfect cocktail for relaxing after work or for enjoying a casual weekend get together with friends!
- First, you’ll fill a cocktail glass with ice.
- Next, you’ll combine all ingredients except the lime juice in a cocktail shaker.
- Shake well, then top off with the lime juice.
- Then you’ll pour into your glass, garnish with an orange wheel, and enjoy!
How Do I Increase The Number of Servings This Caribbean Punch Recipe Makes?
The way this Caribbean Punch recipe is written it only makes one drink. However, this fruity concoction can easily be doubled, tripled, or made into a whole pitcher!
To increase the amount of servings, simply multiply the ounces by the number of people you’re having and enjoy!
How Do I Make A Mocktail Caribbean Punch?
I’ve had several readers ask if this can be made with out the alcohol. The answer? Yes, it sure can! Simply omit the rums, and add some coconut juice in their place.
I use taste to determine the amount of coconut juice to add, but it is usually comes out to be about 1 shot glass worth.
More Cocktail Recipes You’ll Love!
If you like this Caribbean Punch cocktail recipe, you are going to love the Alabama Slammer. It’s sweet and fruity, and with a good quality sloe gin, it’s incredibly tasty!
Don’t forget to check out my other tropical cocktail recipes, too. Some other reader favorites include:
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GRAB A FREE PRINTABLE RECIPE FOR THE CARIBBEAN PUNCH COCKTAIL!
- 2 oz Caribbean Passion Fruit Malibu Rum
- 1 oz Coconut Rum
- 1 oz Lemonade
- 1 oz Orange Juice
- 2 oz Sunny D Fruit Punch
- 1/2 fresh lime juice
- Orange wheel for garnish
- Fill a glass 3/4 of the way full with ice.
- In a bar shaker add your rums, orange juice, fruit juice, and lemonade; shake well to combine.
- Top off with the juice from 1/2 of lime.
- Garnish with an orange wheel.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 384Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 39mgCarbohydrates: 81gFiber: 9gSugar: 66gProtein: 3g
Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.