Orange-Infused Rum Gimlets

(from Lisalouisville’s recipe box)

Categories: Cocktails


  • 2 or 3 navel oranges
  • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle white rum
  • 3/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup orange liqueur
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup*
  • Ice


  1. Slice oranges, and place in a 2-qt. pitcher. Add rum; cover and let stand 8 to 12 hours. Stir in lime juice, orange liqueur, and simple syrup, and fill pitcher with ice. Serve immediately.

  2. *To make simple syrup, bring 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Boil 1 minute or until sugar dissolves. Cool 30 minutes

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