Melon Rum Punch

Melon Rum Punch
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins

Flavored rums have hit the market in recent years, making island-style rum punches better than ever. This one contrasts fresh tropical-fruit flavors with zippy citrus and bitters for pure refreshment -- with a kick, of course.


3cups guava nectar
3cups pineapple juice
1 1/2cups melon-flavored rum
1/4cup grenadine
3/4cup fresh lime juice
2teaspoons Angostura bitters
Orange or lime slices
Watermelon chunks or balls
Maraschino cherries


  1. Combine guava nectar, pineapple juice, rum, grenadine, lime juice and bitters in a large pitcher. Chill.
  2. Just before serving, add orange or lime slices, watermelon and cherries to pitcher. Serve over ice.

Recipe by Lisa Holderness and Wini Moranville.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 230
  • Fat 0g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 15mg
  • Potassium 190mg
  • Carbohydrate 35g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 28g
  • Protein 0g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 50%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 2%
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