Were you at a party yesterday with your friend and you tasted this orange drink named Planter’s Punch and now you want to make the same drink at home? If yes, then you’ve come to the right place because in this article I will tell you the Planter’s Punch cocktail recipe. From ingredients to the original recipe, you’ll find everything in this article.
But before knowing the recipe, let’s know a little bit more about Planter’s Punch cocktail.
Planter’s Punch is a cocktail that originated in Jamaica. But some people also believe that the drink originally originated at the Planter’s Hotel in South Carolina. And the first time that its recipe got issued in the London Magazine was in 1878. It is made with several juices, rum, sugar and grenadine syrup, and many more ingredients that I’ll tell you later in this article.
There are many ways to prepare the Planter’s Punch cocktail on the internet and to be honest, I’ve tried most of them. Some of the recipes work and some won’t. So from my experience, I’ve made a Planter’s Punch recipe from which you’ll be able to make the best and tastiest Planter’s Punch that you can make at home.
So without waiting more, let’s check out the ingredients that you’ll need for the preparation of Planter’s Punch.
Sometimes, getting ingredients for a drink or a dish that you are about to prepare can be a little tough but not in the case of Planter’s Punch. You’ll find all the ingredients from any of the supermarkets near your home. And if you’ll find any difficulty in finding any of the ingredients, you can order them online.
- 3 oz dark rum
- ¾ oz fresh lime juice
- 1 oz simple syrup
- 1 tbsp grenadine
- 3 dashes Angostura bitters
- Splash of soda water
- Mint sprig for garnish
So after getting all the ingredients, you are fully prepared to make the Planter’s Punch cocktail. Please note that there are several variations of the Planter’s Punch cocktail on the internet and I will tell you the one that I’ve tried and worked for me.
Steps to Make
- Gather all the ingredients and put them into a shaker with ice.
- Now shake the shaker until the ice gets crushed and all the ingredients get chilled.
- Now add a splash of soda water in a glass and then add all the chilled ingredients from the shaker into the glass.
- Now garnish the drink with Mint Sprig and serve.
So now you’ve had your Planter’s Punch ready that you can have with your favorite food. Since it originated in the Caribbean, people usually enjoy this drink with their favorite seafood like Shrimp Scampi, Salmon and many more.
Planter’s Punch Nutritional Breakdown
If you are a diet conscious person, then you must know the nutritional breakdown of the Planter’s Punch cocktail. So I will tell you the nutritional values of all the nutrients present in the Planter’s Punch cocktail.
- Calories - 165 g
- Carbohydrates - 15 g
- Sugar - 12 g
- Protein - 0 g
- Potassium - 210 mg
- Cholesterol - 0 mg
So here is everything that you need to know about Planter’s Punch Cocktail recipe. I hope you’ve liked this recipe and if you want more recipes like this in the future, do tell us in the comments section below.
One of the most beautiful things about making a punch drink is the ease with which it is made. You can just throw in everything and it will be ready in just a few minutes. The delicious flavor of the fruit and the burn of the spirits make a delicious combo for a refreshing but relaxing drink.