Mom’s Rumtastic Cocktail: A cocktail Recipe perfect for Mother’s Day

caribbean trading cocktail


This cocktail is an alternative play on a cosmopolitan. It is light and refreshing and perfect as part of a Mother’s Day brunch or barbecue. The below recipe is for one cocktail, but this would make for a great punch and adding a little champagne or some sprite will give it a nice punch also.

  • 1 1/2 ounces Bacardi or Don Q Limon Rum
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec orange liqueur
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 Tablespoon cranberry juice
  • Fresh mint leaves for garnish


  1. Pour the rum, triple sec, lime juice and cranberry juice into a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with the mint leaf and let it infuse into the drink.

Happy Mother’s Day!

Captain Tim
Captain Tim

Captain Tim is the founder of Caribbean Trading Company in Puerto Rico. Many years ago Captain Tim was a normal everyday guy who decided to do what so many people only dream about. He moved to the Caribbean. Traveling throughout the islands, he has the joy of sharing this lifestyle and its flavors with the world.

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