Firecracker Punch

Treat your guests with this citrusy punch - a perfect drink for July 4th.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 12

2/3
cup red cinnamon candies
4
cups water
1
can (6 oz) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
1/3
cup frozen (thawed) orange juice concentrate (from 6-oz can)
1
bottle (1 liter) ginger ale
6
orange slices, cut in half

  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, cook cinnamon candies and 1 cup of the water over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until candies are melted; remove from heat. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 In large punch bowl, stir candy mixture, remaining 3 cups water, the lemonade and orange juice concentrates until well mixed. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 3 Just before serving, gently stir in ginger ale. Garnish with orange slices.

Expert Tips

Bring zing to the punch bowl with this fizzy orange lemonade spiked with cinnamon. It’s the perfect drink to spice up celebrations July 4th and beyond.

To decorate this punch for your Fourth of July bash, add frozen star-shaped plastic ice cubes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
15mg
15%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
34g
34%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
80%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.