Rum Punch from Trinidad
Cuisine: Trinidadian
Author: Dominick LaRuffa Jr.
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 20 mins
  • 1 cup demerara or turbinado sugar
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 1 Tablespoon Angostura bitters
  • 2 to 2 1/2 Cups good dark rum
  • 1/2 Cup lime juice
  • 1/2 Cup other lemon or orange juice
  • nutmeg
  1. In a small saucepan, dissolve water and sugar on medium heat. Remove from heat and let cool for at least an hour.
  2. In a pitcher, combine rum, juices, bitters, and syrup.
  3. Fill glasses half-full with ice. Pour punch. Grate a pinch of nutmeg into each glass.
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