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  • Writer's pictureSharron Jenkins

Caribbean inspired cocktails

To perk up your festive drinks parties, I'm sharing my favourite 3 easy to create Caribbean inspired and vegan friendly cocktails for your at-home and virtual Christmas celebrations!


Tropical Coconut Fizz

Easy coconut cocktail
Coconut cocktail


  • 150ml dark Barbados Rum

  • 200ml coconut water

  • juice of 2 limes

  • ice

  • 200ml Prosecco


Put the white Rum, coconut water and lime juice into a cocktail shaker, add ice and shake until the outside of the shake feels ice cold. Strain into chilled glasses, pour in the Prosecco and serve.


Barbados Rum Punch

Caribbean rum punch with lime and orange slices
Caribbean rum punch


  • 150ml dark Babados Rum

  • 150ml pineapple/orange juice

  • 100ml fresh lime juice

  • 60ml ginger beer

  • Fresh lime orange or pineapple slices,

  • A splash of Angostura bitters


Mix the rum, bitters, pineapple and lime juice in a large jug. Cover, and chill for at least an hour.

Fill your cocktail glasses with ice and pour over the rum mixture. Add 2 tablespoons of ginger beer to each class. Decorate with fresh lime, pineapple or orange slices.


Fragrant Sorrel Punch - alcohol-free

Traditionally enjoyed all over the Caribbean at Christmas, fragrant Sorrel punch is one for all the family.

This refreshing and spicy ruby coloured beverage is served cool and made from edible dried sorrel petals which taste similar to cranberry.

Jug of red punch and glasses
Sorrel Punch - alcohol-free