Low Carb Caribbean Rum Punch Cocktail Recipe

Enjoy this low carb Caribbean Rum Punch cocktail anytime you need a little burst of tropical flavor in your life. The flavors of coconut, pineapple, orange, and lime combine in this refreshing drink that’s perfect for barbecues, sipping by the pool, or at your next Hawaiian Luau.

You know, because thanks to Madmen the 60’s are back in style.

For this recipe you’ll need: dark rum, light rum, coconut-pineapple water enhancer, orange-tangerine water enhancer, limes, club soda or diet lemon lime soda or diet gingerale

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Low carb Caribbean Rum Punch is an Atkins friendly tiki drink with less than 1 carb per serving. SO YUMMY!!! From Lowcarb-ology.com

It might seem kind of strange but people in the 1950s and 60s took parties to an entirely new level. It’s really the first time in history that the middle class had enough free time and disposable income to create wild theme parties on a regular basis. I mean, there were dinner parties where people actually dressed up to come to your house, Hawaiian luau parties complete with torches and grass skirts, poker parties, and … well… you name it.

I was growing up during that time and I can remember sitting on the stair and watching my parents sip cocktails and laugh with their friends. I can remember sleepily sitting in my dad’s lap, watching the stars, and listening to the guests’ voices turn into a buzz as I nodded off during Hawaiian Luaus by the pool. I though my parents’ parties were elegant and magical and I imagined how someday I’d grow up and throw those amazing parties, too.

Life is so different now, isn’t it? Those kinds of parties are way out of style – most of us don’t have the time nor the disposable income to throw them. But, good news! We can still enjoy those great tiki drinks that were so very popular!

This low carb Caribbean Rum Punch is a classic from those days. Well, maybe not the low carb part. Tiki drinks are a category of cocktails that are based on a romanticized version of what people think they’d drink in the Caribbean, or Polynesia, or some other exotic locale. They were a staple of those long ago summer parties. The Caribbean Rum Punch is a traditional rum punch recipe used in the West Indies made of a combination of fruit juice and rum. Of course fruit juice has too many carbs for the low carb lifestyle so I had to make some adjustments.

Low carb Caribbean Rum Punch has less than 1 carb per glass. From lowcarb-ology.com

This cocktail is made with those flavored water enhancers I  love so much. They emulate the fruit juices in the rum punch without adding carbs. Just add one of those little drink umbrellas and some vintage looking cat eye sunglasses and you’re ready to party Madmen style. I know the show has been over for a couple of years but I still watch it on Netflix once in awhile…because… memories. 😉

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You’ve gotta have those little umbrellas. I’m getting these combination umbrella-straws for my next round of tiki drinks! You’ll need the coconut-pineapple water enhancer and the orange-tangerine water enhancer to get the right flavor to your drink.

Low Carb Caribbean Rum Punch

This is just such a summery and refreshing cocktail! If you like this Caribbean Rum Punch you may want to check out the Sparkling Planter’s Punch I shared. Very similar but with more pineapple flavor! If you love this recipe please give it a 5 star rating!

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Low Carb Caribbean Rum Punch

A sweet, fruity cocktail, this low carb version of Caribbean Rum Punch is just as refreshing as the regular version. Less than 1 carb per serving.
Cuisine Cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Author Marye

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces dark rum
  • 1 ounce light rum
  • 1/3 teaspoon coconut pineapple water enhances
  • 10 drops orange water enhancer
  • 1/3 ounce lime juice
  • 6 ounces club soda or diet lemon-lime or diet gingerale soft drink
  • Ice
  • Lime slices for garnish

Instructions

  • Add the dark rum, light rum, water enhancers, lime juice, and ice to a shaker.
  • Shake gently and strain into a chilled glass of ice.
  • Carefully pour in the club soda (or lemon-lime or gingerale)
  • Garnish with a slice of lime.

Notes

Calories: 166 Carbs: 0.8

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Low carb Caribbean Rum Punch has less than 1 carb -- It's an Atkins friendly cocktail and it's so good! From Lowcarb-ology.com

 

Last Updated 06/26/2019

10 Responses to “Low Carb Caribbean Rum Punch Cocktail Recipe”

  1. Hi there! This recipe is exactly what I am looking for for my best friends Bachelorette weekend! Would you happen to know what ratios you would use for a gallon of this drink?

    Reply
    • No I am sorry, I don’t.

  2. OMG I just maded this and it truly is exactly as wonderfully flavored as you said. By the way I’ve been using your low carb alcoholic beverages as part of my diet which I began over a week ago and I’ve lost 3 pounds. Course, I’m also using your other low carb Main and Side dish recipes as well as desserts. All good!

    Reply
    • Thanks Beth!


    • multiply everything on the list by 16. It is for one ~8oz drink; there are 128 oz in a gallon divided by 8oz is 16. Math isn’t my best subject but I think that’s about right.

  3. Those glasses are awesome! Where did your purchase them?? 😉

    Reply
    • Thank you! They were a gift. 🙂

  4. I would substitute the diet soda for a lemon like seltzer water.

    Reply

  5. Gorgeous looking rum punch! It sounds so delicious too. Can’t wait to try these, everyone will love them.

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  6. I made this today after 6 weeks Keto diet lost 25lbs so far first adult beverage!!!
    Changed a little bit because of things I could not find I found a
    Pineapple coconut sparkling water
    0 sugar 0 caffeine 0 cal 0 sodium
    Lime juice
    Orange enhancer
    And light and dark rum!!!
    Wish I knew how to submit a picture came out delicious!!!!

    Reply

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