holiday spiced fruit punch

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By Win Spicer
from Frankford, DE

I had a quart of pineapple juice on hand and after several trials came up with this recipe which everyone loves. If children are present omit the spiced rum, but have it available for adults to add to the punch. In my opinion that's the key to this delightful punch! Before adding the rum, I ladle some of the punch into a ring to freeze then add it to the filled punch bowl.

serves 16-20
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For holiday spiced fruit punch

  • 3 c
    orange juice
  • 1 qt
    pineapple juice
  • 1/3 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
    fresh lime juice
  • 3 c
    water
  • 2 qt
    gingerale
  • 1/2-3/4 c
    capt. morgan's spiced rum (optional)
  • 3 Tbsp
    honey
  • 6
    whole cloves
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated lemon rind
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated lime rind
  • slices of fruit for garnish
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How To Make holiday spiced fruit punch

  • 1
    Combine all ingredients EXCEPT the ginger ale and spiced rum in a large container. Chill over night or at least 4 hours.
  • 2
    Ladle and strain some of the above mixture into a ring...add some ginger ale then freeze the ring to add to the punch bowl.
  • 3
    Strain mixture. Pour in the ginger ale and the spiced rum. Stir to mix well.
  • 4
    Pour into the punch bowl. Add the frozen ring. Garnish with slices of oranges, lemons, and limes.
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