- 1 pint orange juice
2 – 3 lemons
2 qt rum
2 lb sugar
1 qt water
Begin with gentle fruit juices. Put a little less than 1 pint orange juice and the juice of 2 or 3 lemons into a half-gallon or gallon jar.
*Before squeezing the lemons, peel the rinds very thinly and add them as well.
Add 2 quarts rum. Cover and let stand for three days.
Put 2 pounds sugar into 1 quart water and bring to boil. Add the sugared water to the rum and fruit juice, cover, and let stand for two weeks. Then strain and bottle