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 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 25 min
  • Servings 0

Ingredients

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup Nona1coho1ic Punch
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.