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Persimmon Rum Punch ~ this warm and spicy fall cocktail is made with two kinds of run, apple cider, and a homemade persimmon syrup ~ yum!

Total time

0 minutes


  • 1 oz light rum
  • 1 oz dark rum
  • 1 oz persimmon syrup
  • 1 drop liquid smoke
  • hard cider
  • for the persimmon syrup
  • 2 ripe fuyu persimmons, peeled and chopped, seeds removed (they will still be firm)
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅛ tsp each: cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, allspice


  1. To make the syrup, put the persimmon, sugar, water and spices in a saucepan and stir to combine. Bring the mixture up to a boil and boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Let it cool briefly and then puree in a blender until smooth.
  3. For the cocktail. put the rum, persimmon syrup and liquid smoke in a shaker with ice.
  4. Shake well and then pour into a glass over fresh ice.
  5. Fill the rest of the glass with hard cider, and garnish with a cinnamon stick.
Contains allergens
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