Blood Orange Rum Punch

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Getting ready for Halloween? Stock up on Bacardi and Sprite and make this delicious Blood Orange Rum Punch!

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I think I might enjoy it even more as an adult than I did as a kid. I love dressing up, getting together with my friends, and having an adults-only evening filled with food, cocktails, and fun!

This year I’m hosting a Friday Halloween fun night for my friends on the Friday before Halloween, so we can all celebrate without the kids. Sometimes the adults just need a night out to themselves! Because I’m hosting on a Friday night, that means I have to work all day, and will only have an hour or so to prepare before people start coming over.


Learn how to decorate and get ready for a simple (but awesome) adult Halloween party!

The great thing is that I don’t have to spend hours getting ready for a fun-themed Halloween party! I can simply buy a few orange and black tablecloths, a few large spiders, some fun glasses for cocktails, and a pumpkin or two and I have my decor ready to go. I like layering the orange and black tablecloths on my table and then topping them with silver candelabras that I have laying around the house with colored tapers sticking out of them. Scatter around a few spiders and plop a pumpkin or two on the table and I have my decorations for an adult-themed Halloween party.

The food and beverages were another story. Sometimes I go all out for themed parties, but since I have to work all day, I wanted to go for something easy but filling. I figured if I could come up with a fun and frightening signature Halloween cocktail, then I could just serve something easy. I went to my local club to stock up on what I needed for the party.

While at the club I grabbed a 30 pack of Coca-Cola® Mini Cans and a 30 pack of Sprite® Mini Cans. I love buying the mini cans because they are the perfect size for mixing cocktails but they are also large enough to pour into a glass over ice for those who just want to quench their thirst. I chose Coca-Cola® because it’s a classic and it’s a great choice for parties and other events. I chose the Sprite® because of its crisp, clean taste and because it’s the mixer I chose for my signature cocktail, Blood Orange Rum Punch.

It's easy to have an adults only Halloween party

I also picked up several 16″ Pizzas. These pizzas are awesome when you have guests because they are ready in just a short time. You can’t go wrong with pizza!

Decorate for Halloween and make this tasty Blood Orange Rum Punch!

I wasn’t going to have time to make dessert either so luckily the club had plenty of Halloween cupcakes to choose from. I picked up a box from the bakery for an easy, but tasty dessert to finish off our meal. I also grabbed a few bags of pretzels so we could enjoy a salty snack during our fun Halloween evening.

Looking for a Halloween cocktail? Try this sweet and tart Blood Orange Rum Punch

Once I got home, I started working on my Blood Orange Rum Punch. I already had BACARDÍ® Superior rum at my house, because it’s my favorite rum, so I didn’t need to pick that up. Rum is a great choice for a signature cocktail and BACARDÍ® rum was the natural choice as it even has a bat on the label, which worked well with my Halloween decor! Plus, right now you can earn $3 on the purchase of BACARDÍ® Superior, Gold, Black, Flavors, or Oakheart Spiced Rum 750mL or larger (10/3/18-10/31/18) by using the Ibotta rebate.

Halloween Parties don't have to be fancy! Grab a pizza and make these tasty Blood Orange Rum Punch Cocktails!

Since I was making a Blood Orange Rum Punch as my signature cocktail, I wanted it to be easy to make. I simply combined BACARDÍ® rum with fresh squeezed blood orange juice for a beautiful deep red color. Then I mixed in a little pineapple juice for sweetness and some lime juice for tartness. Because it’s Halloween and Fall, I wanted to add a bit of spice to the cocktail, so I added in cinnamon and nutmeg as well.

The great thing about this cocktail is that it can be almost entirely mixed up and refrigerated before the guests arrive. I’ll run a blood orange wedge around the rim of 8 cocktail glasses and then dip them into black sparkling sugar and set them aside. Once my guests begin arriving I can pop a few of the 16″ Pepperoni Pizzas in the oven and pour the refrigerated blood orange mixture into the prepared cocktail glasses. Then I simply need to top each cocktail with Sprite® to give it a crisp, clean flavor and a bit of bubbles.


It's easy to make this festive Blood Orange Rum Punch for Halloween

I’ve tried this Blood Orange Rum Punch and it’s delicious. It’s a little bit sweet, a little bit tart, and the perfect deep red orange color matching with the black sparkling sugar rim for Halloween. I can’t wait to share this signature cocktail with all my friends.

Getting ready for Halloween? Stock up on Bacardi and Sprite and make this delicious Blood Orange Rum Punch!

Blood Orange Rum Punch

Yield: serves 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

A sweet and tart cocktail with a deep orange red color that pairs well with a black sparkling sugar rim for the perfect Halloween cocktail.


  • 1 c. BACARDÍ® Superior rum
  • 4 Blood oranges, juiced (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 c. pineapple juice
  • 1/4 c. lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 Tablespoon grenadine
  • Sparkling black sugar
  • 2 Sprite 7.5 oz Mini Cans
  • 8 Blood Orange Slices for garnish


  1. In a large pitcher combine the BACARDÍ® Superior rum, blood orange juice, pineapple juice, lime juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, and grenadine. Gently stir to combine and place in the refrigerator.
  2. Run a slice of blood orange around the rim of 8 cocktail glasses.
  3. Dip the rim of each glass into black sparkling sugar.
  4. When you are ready to serve the cocktails pour 3 or 4 ounces of the blood orange mixture into the prepared cocktail glasses. Top with 2 oz. of Sprite.
  5. Place a blood orange slice on the edge of each cocktail glass.


A Hezzi-D original recipe

Pizza, Coca-Cola, and Blood Orange Rum Punch makes a fabulous adult Halloween party!

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