1 Minute Rum Cocktails (Perfect For The Bank Holiday) August 19, 2018

by Rebecca Down Eat

Shake your way into the bank holiday spirit (and the Notting Hill Carnival) with 3 rum cocktails you can make in one minute flat…

The forecast is brighter with these three tropical tipples.



  • 2 ounces light rum
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce pineapple juice
  • Dash of grenadine
  • Fresh pineapple to garnish

1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice.
2. Shake well.
3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a slice of fresh pineapple



  • 3 ounces aged rum
  • 1 ounce triple sec
  • 1 ounce pineapple juice
  • 2 slices fresh pineapple
  • 4-5 lime wedges
  • 6-8 mint leaves


  1. Muddle the pineapple, lime, and mint in the bottom of a cocktail shaker.
  2. Fill the shaker with ice and add the other ingredients.
  3. Shake well.
  4. Strain into a highball glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a sprig of mint.



  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup white rum
  • ½ cup fresh lime juice
  • Mint sprigs (for serving)


  1. Bring cranberries, sugar, and 2 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  2. Strain syrup into a pitcher; cover and chill. Set cranberries aside.
  3. Add rum and lime juice to syrup; chill until cold, about 1 hour.
  4. Serve punch over crushed ice garnished with reserved cranberries and mint sprigs.


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