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GoNOLA Recipes at Home: Classic Hurricane

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Classic Hurricane. (Photo: Emeril’s Delmonico)

With Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras just around the corner, we’re savoring every last minute of indulgence before lent. Enter the Classic Hurricane from Emeril’s Delmonico. Rather than the sugary, fluorescent hurricanes you might find on Bourbon Street, Emeril’s version is a nod to the original 1939 drink – you can get it at the restaurant now through Monday, paired with seasonal king cake doughnuts. The combination of dark and light rums are a flavorsome mix while passion fruit juice and fresh lime create exotic sweetness and a rose gold color.

Recipe by Emeril’s Delmonico

Yield: 1 serving


  • 1 ounce light rum
  • 1 ounce dark rum
  • 1 ounce passion fruit juice (you can typically find fresh passion fruit at Whole Foods)
  • Juice from half of a lime


Fill a cocktail shaker with ice then add the rum, passion fruit juice and juice from the lime and shake until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain over ice into a stemmed glass and serve.

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