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Firecracker Punch

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Firecracker Punch
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 12
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Treat your guests with this citrusy punch - a perfect drink for July 4th.
Updated Oct 11, 2011

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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.
  • tip 2
    To decorate this punch for your Fourth of July bash, add frozen star-shaped plastic ice cubes.

Nutrition

150 Calories, 0g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 37g Total Carbohydrate, 34g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
15mg
1%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
34g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
80%
80%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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