Zelma’s Punch

This heady tropical cocktail gets its earthy undertones from creme de cacao.

Zelma’s Punch Zelma’s Punch
This heady tropical cocktail gets its earthy undertones from crème de cacao.
Yield: makes ONE COCKTAIL

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. fresh orange juice
  • 2 oz. pineapple juice
  • 1 oz. light rum
  • 1 oz. plus 1 tbsp. dark rum
  • 12 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 12 oz. sweet vermouth
  • 14 oz. creme de cacao
  • 14 oz. Grand Marnier
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • 1 dash grenadine
  • Grated nutmeg, to garnish
  • Wedge of cantaloupe, to garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine orange juice, pineapple juice, light rum, 1 oz. dark rum, lime juice, vermouth, creme de caco, Grand Marnier, bitters, and grenadine in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and float 1 tbsp. dark rum on top. Sprinkle freshly grated nutmeg over top and garnish with cantaloupe to serve.