Pink Mountain Apple Rum Cocktail

2 servings
15 minutes cook time
Pink Mountain Apple Rum Cocktail

If you have Hawaiian mountain apples, it's probable that you have a lot of them. They tend to ripen in a 3 week window leaving you looking for ideas of how to use them. This is a perfect way to use those mountain apples while enjoying a tropical cocktail hour.

Since Hawaiian mountain apples have a hint of rose taste to them, a splash of elderflower liquor brings out its natural floral notes. Throw in zesty lemon flavor and you have a bright, fruity and floral cocktail perfect for serving up to guests or enjoying just for yourself.

This cocktail is made with fresh Hawaiian mountain apple juice, so just grab your juicer and your favorite cocktail glass and you're ready to get started.

Garnish with fresh flowers for a floral look or a thin slice of apple mountain. These gorgeous pink cocktails serve up delicious flavors while looking elegant. Next time you’re in need of a pink, fruity drink serve up these drinks.

Pink Mountain Apple Rum Cocktail Recipe

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Servings: 1
  • Good for: contains alcohol, beverages, parties, gluten-free, vegan
  • Difficulty: easy

Enjoy this pink apple cocktail when you need something to sweeten up your day. Its bright flavor highlights the juicy apple flavor of Hawaiian mountain apples.


  • 4 ounces mountain apple juice
  • 5 ounces white rum
  • ½ ounce lemon juice
  • ½ ounce elderflower liquor
  • Ice


  • Juicer
  • Shot glass or jigger
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Serving glass

Recipe Steps:

Make the cocktail:

  1. Juice your Hawaiian mountain apples.
  2. Pour the juice, rum, lemon juice and elderflower liquor into a cocktail shaker and fill with ice.
  3. Shake to chill and pour into a cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with fresh pink flowers if desired - cheers!

Serving Suggestions:

Next time you need a pink cocktail serve up this tropical drink. It’ll hit the mark any time you need a sweet yet refreshing drink. Serve with edible flowers if you have them or a thin slice of Hawaiian mountain apple.

If you can’t go to Hawaii, bring the tropical vibes back home with this cocktail.  A splash of mountain apple flavor does just the trick!

If you notice the hint of rose and dig it, try swapping the elderflower liquor with a tiny splash of rose water for a rose apple cocktail. Get creative and show us your cocktail spin-offs on social!

Nutritional Information for One Cocktail:

  • Calories: 210
  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 5mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 20g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g
  • Total Sugars: 18g - Includes 6g Added Sugars
  • Protein: 0g
  • Vitamin D: 0mcg
  • Calcium: 10mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Potassium: 140mg

Don’t forget to show us how you’re making your pink mountain apple rum cocktail on Instagram @FruitStandcom! Nothing makes us happier than when we see you enjoying your fruit. Each time you share your FruitStand experience, you’re supporting small farmers and helping other fruit geeks discover rare and delicious produce sustainably. Try even more Hawaiian mountain apple recipes from your FruitStand fam on our blog!

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