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Two glasses of Cranberry and Mint Rum Punch
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Cranberry and Mint Rum Punch

This Cranberry and Mint Rum Punch is a Caribbean-inspired holiday cocktail made with rum and cranberry-infused simple syrup and garnished with mint. Festive, fun, and perfect for all your holiday parties.
Course Cocktail - Alcoholic Beverage
Cuisine American
Keyword cranberry rum punch, flor de cana cocktails, rum and cranberry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 186kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups fresh cranberries picked over and washed
  • 2 1/2 cups of water
  • 1/2 cup + 3 tablespoons granulated sugar divided
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves washed and dried – plus more for garnishing
  • 1/2 cup lime juice freshly squeezed from 4-5 limes
  • 1 1/2 cup rum such as Flor de Cana

Instructions

  • Place the cranberries, water, and 1/2 cup sugar in a small saucepan. Stirring regularly, bring it to a boil, and then, let it simmer for 10 minutes or until the granulated sugar completely dissolves. Allow it to cool for 10 minutes.
  • In the mean time, place fresh mint leaves and 3 tablespoons in a measuring cup. Mash it with a muddler until mint leaves are completely bruised and sugar is dissolved.
  • Strain the cranberry syrup into a pitcher. Reserve 1/2 cup of the cranberries for garnishing, for later.
  • Add the lime juice, rum, and mint in to the pitcher. Stir it until they are all mixed.
  • Strain the mixture through a medium mash strainer pressing gently to make sure you get all the juices out of the mint leaves.
  • Pour it over tall glasses filled with ice cubes, and garnish each glass with fresh mint leaves and reserved cranberries.

Nutrition

Serving: 4- 6 Cups | Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 282mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 194IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2mg