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Melon Rum Punch

Melon Rum Punch
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
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  • 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.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  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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