cherimoya punch

Cherimoyas are a great ingredient in punches!

Cherimoyas are a great ingredient in punches!

Cherimoya Punch
1/4 medium cheramoya flesh
3/4 ounce lemon juice
3/4 ounce orgeat syrup
1 ounce aged rum
1 ounce aquavit
nutmeg and star anise

Muddle cherimoya flesh in a shaker tin. ¬†Add the rest of the ingredients with ice and shake vigorously. Strain through a hawthorne strainer (don’t use fine mesh for this one) into a glass suitable for short punches. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg and a toasted star anise.

Cherimoyas are similar to avocados; they are ripe when the flesh just begins to get soft.

Cherimoyas are similar to avocados – they are ripe when the flesh just begins to get soft.

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