Recipe

Lime and mint punch

Combine zesty lime with rum and the distinct aroma of mint to create this knockout, refreshing punch.

  • Serves 10
  • 10 mins preparation
Lime and mint punch

Ingredients

Lime and mint punch
  • 12 medium limes, washed
  • 1 cup (220g) sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup (300ml) golden or white rum
  • 30 mint leaves
  • 1.5 litre (6 cups) sparkling mineral
  • water, chilled
  • ice, for serving

Method

Lime and mint punch
  • 1
    Quarter six of the limes; place in a deep bowl with the sugar. Using a muddling stick or the base of a rolling pin, crush the limes and the sugar together. Transfer to a large jug or punch bowl.
  • 2
    Juice the remaining limes; add the juice to the jug with the rum and mint. Add the mineral water to taste.
  • 3
    Fill glass tumblers with ice and pour over the punch.

Notes

Not suitable to freeze.

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