Best Ever Rum Cocktail Recipes

Best rum cocktail recipes

Try the 12 best rum cocktail recipes to knock your socks off. Some will warm you up, others will cool you down, and all of them will impress you

Looking for rum cocktail recipes? Try one of our easy rum drinks to create a Caribbean vibe at your next party. From dark rum cocktails to spiced rum and white rum cocktails, including the original mojito.


Frozen strawberry daiquiri

It’s party time! Grab the strawberries, rum, lime juice and ice, then blitz it all together for quick-as-you-like homemade cocktails.

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe

Dark and stormy rum punch

Want an easy rum punch recipe? Check out this quick and easy summer cocktail recipe with tropical pineapple, zesty limes and fiery ginger.

Dark and Stormy Punch Recipe

Classic mojito

The mojito was the rum cocktail you told us you most wanted the recipe for, and we’re not surprised as it is such a classic. Very refreshing and sure to whisk you away to the Caribbean. More Caribbean recipes here…

Original Mojito Recipe

Welcome back to Blighty spiced rum cocktail

Perfect for autumn, this pumpkin and spiced rum cocktail comes from Cahoots in Soho.

Spiced Rum Cocktail with Prosecco

Coco no loco

Want a refreshing rum cocktail recipe? Spike the coconut water with Diplomatico Blanco for a slightly more virtuous cocktail. We’ve got plenty more coconut recipes here too…

White Rum Cocktail Recipe with Coconut

Sly’s honey mule

This good-looking rum-based cocktail created by Julien Gualdoni would cause a stir at any drinks party. It combines sharpness from the limes, sweetness from the honey and a floral hit from the elderflower. Check out more of our best honey recipes here…

Rum Cocktail Recipe with Honey, Ginger and Elderflower

Ron de replay

Try this punchy dark rum cocktail. Produced entirely in Guatemala, Ron Zacapa is a product of the country’s rich soil, climate, and master blender Lorena Vásquez’s hands-on approach.

Dark Rum Cocktail Recipe with Brandy

Hot spiced cider and rum cocktail

This super simple, soul-warming autumnal cocktail is sure to impress your guests. Serve warm and decorate with cinnamon sticks for added flair.

Mulled Cider Cocktail Recipe

Papacoco rum punch

In the Caribbean, a bavaroise has come to mean a milky (and often alcoholic) fruit drink – quite different from the creamy, fruity French dessert bavarois that is set with gelatine. The most popular flavours are soursop, papaya and guava.

Papacoco Cocktail Recipe (Bavaroise À La Papaye Cocktail)

Shandy Murray

This cocktail, brilliantly named Shandy Murray, comes from The Shrub and Shutter, a fantastic bar in Brixton that features a menu of fun, innovative cocktails using local, seasonal ingredients alongside an weekly-changing selection of bar snacks designed to be paired with the cocktails.

Shandy Cocktail Recipe with Rum

Marmalade and mandarin mojito

Marmalade mojitos make a deliciously jammy cocktail, made to look really delicious with mandarin slices and star anise. Try this five minute cocktail recipe for an easy refresher.

Mojito Recipe with Marmalade and Mandarin

Iced daiquiri lollies

If you like rum, these will become your go-to treat when fighting off that summer heat. Make a rum base, then flavour with your favourite fruit. These are pretty boozy though, so strictly for adults. We’ve got plenty more recipes to cool you down here…

Iced Lolly Daiquiri Recipe

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Mezcal Paloma Cocktail Recipe


Plus, check out our best festive and summer cocktail recipes, too…

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