This Jamaican rum punch recipe comes from Original Flava: Caribbean Recipes From Home by Craig and Shaun McAnuff (£20, Bloomsbury). The brothers were taught to cook traditional Caribbean recipes by their beloved nan, who grew up in Jamaica. Find out more about Jamaican food in Craig and Shaun's guide to the country's cuisine, then check out our Caribbean recipes.

Want to make your own grenadine? Mix up this syrup in just 15 minutes using pomegranate juice, sugar and orange blossom water.

We've also got plenty more refreshing rum cocktail recipes to try, including a piña colada, mai tai, daiquiri and mojito.


  • 250ml white rum
  • 150ml dark or coconut rum
  • 200ml strawberry-flavoured syrup or grenadine
  • 250ml pineapple juice
  • 250ml orange juice
  • 4 limes, juiced (about 100ml)
  • a pinch nutmeg, freshly grated
  • a dash Angostura bitters, (optional)
  • to serve orange, lemon and lime slices


  • STEP 1

    Tip all the ingredients except the fruit slices into a large pitcher. Stir and add plenty of crushed ice, finishing with the fruit slices to serve.


Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating

A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings