Fat Tuesday Rum Runner

Fat Tuesday Rum Runner Recipe

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Vickie Parks

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@Northwestgal

This is a delicious and refreshing Mardi Gras cocktail. It's a deep sunset shade of red, so it has an appealing presentation, too.

It's best with the mix of light and dark rum. But in a pinch, you can use only one type of rum if that's all you have on hand. Using all dark rum is perhaps the better option, but all light rum works OK.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
1
Prep:
2 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1 oz
    light rum
  • 1/2 oz
    dark rum
  • 1/2 oz
    orange liqueur (such as cointreau, triple sec, etc)
  • 1 oz
    lemon juice
  • 1 oz
    cranberry juice
  • 1 splash
    lemon-lime soda (sprite is recommended, but any lemon-lime soda will work)
  • 1
    lime wheel, for garnish
  • 1/4 cup
    ice

How to Make Fat Tuesday Rum Runner

Step-by-Step

  1. Place ice cubes in a Collins glass.
  2. Add 5 or 6 extra ice cubes to a cocktail shaker. Pour the rum, Cointreau, lemon juice and cranberry juice over the ice. Shake vigorously until well blended.
  3. Strain into the Collins glass, then top off with a splash of lemon-lime soda. Garnish with a lime wheel, add a straw and serve immediately.

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About Fat Tuesday Rum Runner

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Dietary Needs: Low Fat Low Sodium




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