Cocktail Friday: an Orange Plantation

Orange plantation Cocktail for Cocktail friday

Orange Plantation cocktail

Weekend and time for Cocktail Friday!
Since it’s almost Kingsday here in Holland (Monday 27th of April), I wanted to mix an orange cocktail this time. With a little search in one of my Mix books, I found this one. Wednesday all the bottles for this Cocktail Friday came in and yesterday we pre-tested the cocktail.
I expected the Orange curacao to be a little more orange, so a little bit disappointed, since I wanted to make an orange one and the orange curaçao looks a little bit more brownish.

After I mixed the Orange Plantation cocktail and tasted it, hahaha I felt drunk immediately;-). No not really, but it was a little bit strong for our taste.

Orange plantation Cocktail for Cocktail friday

So we put some orange juice into the mix and liked it more then. Haha but it was still enough for a Thursday night, so only one was enough;-).
The taste of the Orange plantation is good en nice for a summer night, but not really special. I like rum a lot, but I prefer to drink it pure (brown rum, older age) or with cola or in a Mojito. Or maybe in another cocktail I haven’t tasted before.

Orange plantation cocktail

Today no cocktails for me, I’m off to a high wine with one of my friends for her birthday-;).
Enjoy your weekend!

Edit: This is a post from my old Photos for foodies. I quit with this Blog, but it didn’t feel good to lose all the recipes, that’s why I copied all the posts to Cakes and Pumps. This post is written in 2015 by myself.

The Recipe:

Cocktail Friday: an Orange Plantation

Orange Plantation cocktail for Cocktail Friday. I choose the orange plantation cocktail since it's almost kingsday in Holland.
Course Cocktail
Servings 1
Author Cakes and Pumps


  • 1 part White rum
  • 1 part Orange Curacao
  • Orange juice
  • 2 zips of Angostura
  • 1 teaspoon grenadine
  • Juice of 1 5 lemon
  • Peace of pineapple for decoration


  1. Mix the white rum, Orange curacao, the Angostura, the Grenadine and lemon juice in a cocktailshaker.
  2. Fill the glasses with the Cocktail mix.
  3. Put orange juice to your own taste in the glass and mix it with a spoon. The original orange plantation recipe is without the orange juice, but for our taste it was a little bit too strong.
  4. After that put a slice of pinapple on the edge of the glass, and your cocktail is ready.
  5. This cocktail tastes also good with some icecubes in it.
  6. Enjoy your weekend!

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