Drinks

West Indies Punch

Photo by Denny Culbert

Nina Compton shares her favorite punch recipe, reminiscent of her Caribbean roots. Tropical with an emphasis on orange, this punch is fit for summertime sips or a holiday crowd.

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yields

Serves 10

    Ingredients
  • 10 ounces Chairman’s Reserve rum
  • 6 ounces Amontillado sherry
  • 4 ounces rose water
  • 2 ounces Angostura bitters
  • 4 cups orange juice
  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons dried flowers*
  • Sparkling rosé wine
steps

Combine rum, sherry, rose water, bitters, and juices in a mixing bowl. Line a punch bowl with orange slices, then fill with ice to hold oranges in place. Pour punch over ice and garnish with flowers. To serve, ladle punch into glasses and top each with 2 ounces of sparkling wine.

From Nina Compton’s Caribbean Christmas.

  • Recipe By
    Nina Compton, Bywater American Bistro in New Orleans
  • Contributing City
    New Orleans

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