Firetong Punch

Lynnda Cloutier


Great for company on a really cold evening! From a very old cookbook

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1 fifth dry red wine
2 cups cranberry juice cocktail
1/4 cup sugar
3 whole cloves
1 strip orange peel, 3 x 1/2 inch
1 strip lemon peel, 2 x 1/2 inch
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup sugar cubes
1/4 cup rum
orange slices


1Heat wine, cranberry juice cocktail, sugar, cloves, orange and lemon peel and orange and lemon juice. Don't boil.
2Pour into flameproof punch bowl. Put sugar cubes in strainer; hold over punch. Heat rum. Drizzle a little rum over cubes;
3Ignite sugar cubes.As they flame, gradually spoon remaining heated rum from a long handled ladle over cubes.When all sugar has melted into punch, add a few orange slices. Serve hot. Makes 7 cups.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks, Punches, Cocktails