Rosy Mulled Punches

Rosy Mulled Punches

Part of the pleasure of these mulled punches is the aroma of sweet spices from the simmering pot, a pleasure that's repeated in the fragrant steam rising from each cup.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

3:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

14 (1/2-cup) servings each

SYRUP
2
cups water
1
cup sugar
1
teaspoon whole cloves
1
teaspoon whole allspice
2
cinnamon sticks
1
lemon, sliced
1
orange, sliced
NONALCOHOLIC PUNCH
1 1/2
quarts (6 cups) raspberry-cranberry drink
ALCOHOLIC PUNCH
2
(750 ml) bottles (6 cups) dry red wine
  1. In small saucepan, combine all syrup ingredients; mix well. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes.
  2. Strain syrup. Cool slightly. Refrigerate syrup at least 3 hours or until serving time.
  3. At serving time, place half of prepared syrup (about 1 1/4 cups) in each of 2 large saucepans. To one add raspberry-cranberry drink. To the other add wine. Simmer each over low heat until thoroughly heated. Serve hot with cinnamon sticks and citrus twists, if desired.
Makes 14 (1/2-cup) servings each

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/2 Cup Nona1coho1ic Punch)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 0mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 23g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.