In this video, you’ll see how to make the famous rum-based hurricane cocktail. This is one of New Orleans' most popular cocktails, and it’s a must-have for Mardi Gras parties. The simple recipe gets its kick from dark and light rums and its pleasant sweetness from passion fruit-flavored syrup. See how it’s done! Watch the video, then get the recipe for the Hurricane Cocktail. Shake it up over ice until it’s nice and chilled, then strain into a cocktail glass for a sweet taste of New Orleans.