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Jack O’ Lantern Cocktail For Halloween

With a name like the Jack O’Lantern cocktail, you can be sure this delicious drink packs a Halloween treat – no tricks involved! 

The bright orange color recalls everyone’s favorite fall decoration and the fruity taste is just what you need on a crisp fall evening. 

If you love tropical rum drinks then this orange flavored cocktail will be just the ticket for your next spooky party. 

Jack O' Lantern Cocktail

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Jack O’Lantern Cocktail

Jack O' Lantern Cocktail

While I love creepy Halloween cocktails in bright green like the Wicked Witch, sometimes you want to be a bit more subtle. 

That’s where the pumpkin-licious Jack O Lantern cocktail comes in! 

Made in just a couple of minutes with just a cocktail shaker, this is an easy cocktail that you can easily make for a crowd. 

Read on for the directions and scroll to the bottom of this page for a printable recipe card. 

What alcohol is in the Jack O’Lantern Cocktail?

Rum takes pride of place in this fun drink – you can use plain white rum or go crazy and try the Jack O’ Blast pumpkin spice rum. 

I’ve tried it with both options and it is great! 

Jack O’ Lantern Cocktail Ingredients

Jack O' Lantern Cocktail

In addition to the rum, you will need Triple Sec for this cocktail. 

This is an orange liqueur from France that really enhances the taste of this cocktail. 

To make this delicious fall drink, you will need:

  • White or Pumpkin Spice Rum
  • Triple Sec
  • Orange Juice
  • Lemonade

For the garnish, you use a pumpkin Peeps candy or a sprinkle of cinnamon. 

As far as equipment goes, all you need  is a cocktail shaker and a strainer. 

How To Make The Jack O Lantern Cocktail

This is the perfect Halloween cocktail as it is really easy to make and always a hit. 

Here’s how to make it:

First of all, fill your cocktail shaker with ice cubes. 

Add the all the ingredients to your cocktail shaker. Shake for 12-15 seconds. 

Jack O' Lantern Cocktail

Strain into a tumbler with ice. 

Garnish with a Pumpkin candy. 

Jack O' Lantern Cocktail

How To Serve Your Jack’ O Lantern Drink

If you do fancy making it a bit special for your next Halloween party, here are some more ideas:

Jack O' Lantern Cocktail

Jack O' Lantern Cocktail
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Jack O' Lantern Cocktail

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 1 minute

Creepy and festive, this Jack O' Lantern cocktail is perfect for your next Halloween party!


  • 2 oz Rum
  • 1 oz Triple Sec
  • 2 oz Lemonade
  • 4 oz Orange Juice


  1. Put your ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice
  2. Strain into a glass with fresh ice
  3. Garnish with a pumpkin marshmallow candy

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