Summer is the time for rum cocktails and Planter’s Punch is a must-try classic! Made with orange and pineapple juices, it doesn’t get much more tropical than this! The origins of this delicious cocktail aren’t exactly clear. I’ve read it was created to celebrate the opening of a rum distillery in Jamaica, and I’ve also heard it was invented at the Planter’s Inn in my native Charleston, SC. Regardless of where it was created, this Planter’s Punch recipe is perfect for serving a crowd, and tastes wonderful as a mocktail as well!
Planter’s Punch Recipe | Fruity Rum Cocktail
Planters Punch is the perfect tropical fruit rum cocktail for entertaining. Tastes great as a mocktail too!
- 2 cups orange juice
- 2 cups pineapple juice
- 1 cup dark rum
- 1 cup light rum
- juice of 1 lemon
- 1/4 cup grenadine
- 3 dashes Angostura bitters
Combine all ingredients in a pitcher or punch bowl. Serve over ice. Garnish with orange and lime wedges and Maraschino cherry if desired.
Omit Rum for a refreshing alcohol-free mocktail.
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