In celebration of Fat Tuesday, we decided to have a traditional NOLA meal- BBQ Shrimp, Cheesy Grits & Homemade Hurricanes inspired by Pat O’Brien’s world famous recipe.

Juiced with juicer...grapefruit and pineapple.

Juiced with juicer…grapefruit and pineapple.

You can purchase the Pat O’Brien’s Hurricane mix online but I found a recipe on their website.

- 1 oz vodka
- 1 oz gin
- 1 oz light rum
- 1 oz amaretto almond liqueur
- 1/2 oz Bacardi 151 rum
- 1/4 oz grenadine
- 1 oz triple sec
- 5 freshly juiced grapefruits
- 1 freshly juiced pineapple
- orange wedges and cherries

Fill a tall glass 3/4 full with ice and pour all the liquors in first, followed by the grenadine and triple sec.

Adding spiced rum...since we did not have lite rum...worked out anyways :)

Adding spiced rum…since we did not have lite rum…worked out anyways :)

Top off all glasses with equal parts grapefruit and pineapple juice.

Topped with Maraschino Cherries!

Topped with Maraschino Cherries!

Garnish with cherries and an orange wedge- enjoy!

Honestly, they were not as sweet as the original recipe, which I liked, but you still have to be careful!! You can’t taste the alcohol…one is plenty, two might be too much :0)





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