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christmas fruit punch

Recipe by
Cindy Crane
Hallsville, MO

I have served this many times at holiday parties and I always get requests for the recipe.

yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For christmas fruit punch

  • 4 c
    apple cider
  • 2 c
    bottled cranberry juice
  • 1 c
    orange juice
  • 1-12 oz
    can apricot nectar
  • 36
    whole cloves
  • 1
    lemon cut thinly into 12 slices
  • 10
    sugar lumps (optional)
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon (optional)

How To Make christmas fruit punch

  • 1
    Combine cider, cranberry juice, orange juice and apricot nectar in a large pan. Insert 3 cloves in each slice of lemon; add to fruit juices. Simmer for 15-20 minutes over very low heat; pour into a punch bowl. Toss sugar lumps with cinnamon; drop sugar lumps into each cup. Pour punch into cup.