Prune Juice Cocktail

How about a refreshing prune juice cocktail? This cocktail is ready in under 5 minutes and adds a healthy take to happy hour!

Ready for a cocktail made with healthier ingredients? Think prune juice, fresh lime juice, rum, coconut water, and club soda.

Yes, you can reap the health benefits of prune juice while also enjoying a tasty adult beverage. Whether you’re getting out the cocktail shaker to celebrate an occasion or to wind down after a long day, you’ll love this super easy-to-make prune juice cocktail.

Top down view of bright pink drink in glasses with plenty of ice cubes and lime wedges for garnish

Plus, the cocktail is low in added sugar and provides a boost of nutrients. Want to learn how to make it? Let me show you how!

Ingredients

You’ll need a few key ingredients to make your prune juice cocktail come together, including the alcohol and mix-ins. Here’s an overview of the ingredient list:

top down view of prune juice cocktail with ice cubes in a glass, garnished with lime wedges on the rim

Rum: The sweet, toasty flavor of rum pairs perfectly with prune juice. I used 1 ½  ounces per cocktail, but you can add less—or even omit it completely.

Lime juice: You only need a little juice—about ¼ of a lime’s worth—to add a little acid to balance out the cocktail’s sweetness. Use the rest of the lime for garnish and save the remaining juice for another recipe!

Prune juice: You’ll add a splash of prune to the cocktail once you’ve mixed the rum and lime juice together. Prune juice is super beneficial for you—it contains naturally occurring sorbitol and fiber, which both benefit digestive health.

Coconut water and club soda: Finish off the cocktail with extra flavor and carbonation from coconut water and club soda. Add as much as you want! Coconut water boasts potassium, which can help reduce blood pressure by counteracting the effect of sodium.

Step-by-step instructions

In just a few quick steps, your prune juice cocktail will be ready for sipping!

Start by mixing together the rum,

Rum being poured into a glass pitcher

prune juice,

Prune juice bring poured into glass pitcher

coconut water,

Coconut water being poured into glass pitcher

and lime juice in a glass.

Lime wedges being squeezed into glass pitcher

Then pour it into a cup with ice,

Cocktail being poured into cups filled with ice cubes

and add in as much club soda as you’d like. Give the cocktail a taste as you go so it’s mixed to perfection.

Club soda being poured into cup filled with prune juice cocktail

Once it’s ready to serve, garnish with lime and enjoy.

Lime wedges being added to rim of glass cups filled with cocktail

Yes, bartending up a prune juice cocktail is that easy! This recipe is meant for one serving, but you can easily increase the ingredients (just use the slider below) if you’re making it for a group.

Two cups filled with ice cubes and prune juice cocktail, garnished with lime wedges

Recipe FAQ

Can I make a prune juice cocktail without alcohol?

Yes, you can make this recipe without alcohol. Simply remove the rum from the recipe. Note that it will have a slightly different flavor without the rum, but it will still be delicious.

What alcohol is good with prune juice?

If you’re making a prune juice cocktail, it mixes well with a variety of types of alcohol. You can try it with rum, vodka, or even gin. Additionally, you can combine it with red wine to make a tasty sangria!

What can I mix prune juice with to make it taste better?

It is pretty easy to “hide” the taste of prune juice if you don’t care for it. You can combine it with other types of juice, like apple, orange, grape, or cranberry juice. Fresh lemon and lime juice will also help balance out the flavor, as will coconut water.

What are prune juice health benefits?

Prune juice has a variety of health benefits, including its role in digestion. Drinking it can help relieve constipation and is often suggested to pregnant women and older adults who struggle with the condition.

Additionally, prune juice is a source of vitamins and minerals like potassium and vitamin A.

Two glass cups filled with juice cocktail garnished with lime wedge, sitting on a white marble surface

More prune recipes

Looking for more recipes that use prunes or prune juice? Here are a few to whip up:

If you made this recipe, I’d love to hear from you! Let me know how you enjoy this prune juice cocktail.

How about a refreshing prune juice cocktail? This cocktail is ready in under 5 minutes and adds a healthy take to happy hour!

Prune Juice Cocktail

How about a refreshing prune juice cocktail? This cocktail is ready in under 5 minutes and adds a healthy take to happy hour!
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 148 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ounces rum
  • Juice of ¼ lime
  • Splash of prune juice
  • Coconut water, to taste
  • Club soda, to taste
  • Ice, as needed
  • Lime, for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Mix together rum, lime and prune juice, and coconut water.
  • Place ice in a cup. Add club soda, and garnish with lime.

Nutrition

Calories: 148kcalCarbohydrates: 14.2gProtein: 0.7gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 84mgPotassium: 293mgFiber: 1.6gSugar: 7.7gVitamin A: 3IUVitamin C: 3.7mgCalcium: 27mgIron: 0.3mg
Keyword Cocktail, Prune juice
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How about a refreshing prune juice cocktail? This cocktail is ready in under 5 minutes and adds a healthy take to happy hour!
Drink | Fast / Easy | Gluten Free | Holiday | Low Sodium | No Added Sugar | No Bake | Nut Free | Pescatarian | Recipes (Organizational) | Vegan | Vegetarian |

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