Bring a little Mardi Gras spirit into your kitchen this weekend by mixing up a classic hurricane cocktail. Created at Pat O'Brien's bar in New Orleans, this drink is potent, yet incredibly tasty — almost like fruit punch.
Made with rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, lime juice, and passion fruit nectar, it's a tropical breath of fresh air, especially delicious in the dead of Winter.
Although the ingredient list is a little long, this refreshingly fruity drink is worth the effort. Traditionally, it's served in a glass that's shaped like a hurricane lamp, but any large glass will do. To get the recipe, read more. Passion fruit syrup is available online and in some liquor stores. 1 ounce dark rum Makes 1 drink.
1 ounce light rum
1/2 ounce Galliano
2 ounces freshly-squeezed orange juice
2 ounces pineapple juice
1 ounce passion fruit syrup or passion fruit nectar
3/4 ounce freshly-squeezed lime juice
1 ounce simple syrup
Dash of Angostura bitters
Pineapple wedge, for garnish
Passion fruit syrup is available online and in some liquor stores.
1 ounce dark rum
Makes 1 drink.