It's time for the holiday and Caribbean cruise season, so get in the spirit with a perfect cocktail to celebrate both! Try one of these festive favorites inspired by Caribbean cruising for your next holiday party.
Unique cocktail created by MyVirtualVacations, it always reminds us of tropical cruises and destinations. Fill glass half full of Tropicana Watermelon Juice. approximately a shot glass full of Midori Melon Liqueur and Malibu Coconut Rum. You'll be dancing just like the Florida alligators!
Rumored to have originated in St. Thomas, it’s still one of the most popular drinks in the Caribbean. Serves 1.
1 oz Dark Rum
1 oz Vodka
1 oz Crème de Coco
1 oz Frangelico
1 oz Kahlua
1 oz Rum Cream (popular in Jamaica)
1 oz Coco Loco Coconut Milk
Dash of Nutmeg, for garnish
Blend all ingredients with ice. Sprinkle dash of nutmeg on top.
(Of course.) Serves 1.
3 oz Cranberry Juice, chilled
3 oz Grapefruit Juice
1 1/2 oz Vodka
Pour all ingredients into a tall glass filled with ice.
It’s one of the most famous cocktails in Puerto Rico that’s served most often in the holiday season. Makes 1 gallon.
4 cans Evaporated Milk
4 cans Condensed Milk
2 cans Coconut Cream
1 liter White Rum
1 cup Brandy
Vanilla, to taste
Cinnamon, to taste
Mix together all the ingredients and let stand in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.
Sparkling Cranberry Punch
The perfect holiday drink for the whole family, this non-alcoholic punch only takes minutes to prepare.
2 quarts Cranberry Juice
1 (6 oz) can Frozen Pink Lemonade Concentrate, thawed
1 quart Sparkling Water (or for extra sweetness, use a Lemon-Lime Soda)
In a large container, combine the cranberry juice and the thawed pink lemonade concentrate. Stir in the sparkling water and enjoy!
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