Non Alcoholic Cranberry Cider Punch
Makes: 16 cups
2 teaspoons whole cloves
2 teaspoons whole allspice
5 small oranges
1/2 gallon apple cider or apple juice
2 12-ounce cans frozen cranberry-raspberry juice concentrate
4 3-inch-long cinnamon sticks
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 small lemon
whole cloves and cranberries for garnish
Wrap cloves and allspice in piece of double-thickness cheesecloth to make a
spice bag; tie with string. From 4 oranges, squeeze juice; reserve 1 orange for
In 6-quart sauce pot over high heat, heat spice bag, orange juice, apple cider,
undiluted frozen cranberry-raspberry juice concentrate, cinnamon sticks, brown
sugar, and 8 cups water to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20
minutes. Discard spice bag.
Meanwhile, prepare garnish: Cut reserved orange into slices. Thinly slice lemon.
Arrange lemon slices on top of orange slices, securing with cloves and
garnishing with cranberries.
Pour hot punch into large heat-safe punch bowl. Gently place fruit slices in
punch for garnish.