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New Orleans Hurricane Drink
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Classic New Orleans Hurricane

Laissez les bons temps rouler with this iconic New Orleans cocktail. The perfect setting for a New Orleans Hurricane is in Pat O’Brien’s courtyard in the French Quarter overlooking the flaming fountain. The next best place is at home or a Mardi Gras party enjoying this rum based cocktail laced with tropical fruits. However, don’t let its sweetness fool you – it can definitely knock you sideways if you’re not careful!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mardi Gras, New Orleans, Southern
Servings: 13 .5 ounces
Calories: 32kcal
Author: Chula King


  • ¼ cup plus 2 Tablespoons 3 ounces, 85 ml light rum
  • ¼ cup plus 2 Tablespoons 3 ounces, 85 ml dark rum
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • ¼ cup plus 2 Tablespoons 3 ounces, 85 ml passion fruit juice
  • ¾ Tablespoons simple syrup*
  • ¾ Tablespoons Grenadine syrup
  • Orange slice and cherry for garnish optional


  • Combine all ingredients except for orange slice and cherry in a pitcher. Stir to combine. Pour through wire mesh strainer into glass filled with crushed ice.
  • If desired, garnish with orange slice and cherry.
  • Yield: A little over 1-½ cups (13.5 ounces, 399 ml)


You can make your own simple syrup by combining equal parts of water and granulated sugar in a small saucepan. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. Cool completely. Store in jar with lid.


Calories: 32kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 25mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg