Mom’s Rumtastic Rum Cocktail: Perfect for Mother’s Day

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This rum 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 rum cocktail, but this would make for a great punch and adding a little champagne or some sprite will give it a nice punch also.

Ingredients needed for this Rum Cocktail:

  • 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
  • Lime Cane Sugar for rimming the glass


  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!

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This article was written by Captain Tim and the Crew of Caribbean Trading Company.

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