A Punch for Every Party 1

‘Tis the Season for Family, friends and Delicious Food Feasts! These Punch Recipes Will Bring Joy to Every Party

1. Pomegranate & Rose Elixir (For the posh Chrismas party)

Makes about 1 gallon of punch 

Ingredients

32 ounces pomegranate juice

12 ounces lemon concentrate

64 ounces sparkling water

1 cup rose petals

20 ounces rosé (omit for non-alcoholic)

1 cup coconut sugar or brown muscovado sugar (optional)

Pomegranate seeds 

Method

In a large bowl or pitcher, mix the pomegranate juice with lemon concentrate and 1 cup of sugar (optional), and add rose petals to soak. Let chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. Just before serving, add in the sparkling water and rosé (ratio may depend on how strong you want it), sprinkle the pomegranate seeds and enjoy! 

2. Cinnamon Orange Hot Cocoa Bliss (for family game night)

Makes about 1/2 gallon of punch

Ingredients

1 cup raw cacao

7 cinnamon sticks

12 ounces orange juice

32 ounces milk of choice

20 ounces water

1 cup honey, coconut sugar or brown muscovado sugar

1 sliced orange

Method

In a large saucepan, bring water to boil, add in the cacao powder and sweetener of choice and stir until well incorporated. Reduce to a simmer and add in the milk, orange juice and cinnamon. Stir for at least 5-10 minutes, and let cool down before serving. For a cold version, transfer into a large pitcher or bowl, add sliced oranges and let chill overnight!

3. Sea Buckthorn and Anise Glow (for weekend friends get-together)

Makes about 1 gallon of punch

Ingredients

1/3 cup sea buckthorn confiture (or juice concentrate if you’re lucky to find it)

32 ounces water

12 ounces lime concentrate

1 tablespoon sliced ginger

64 ounces sparkling water

20 ounces rum (omit for non-alcoholic)

1 cup coconut sugar or brown muscovado sugar (optional)

1/4 cup star anise (about 7-8 stars)

1 sliced lemon

1 sliced lime

Method

In a large bowl or pitcher, mix the sea buckthorn, water, ginger, sugar, star anise and lime juice. Stir well. Let chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. Just before serving, add in the sparkling water and rum (ratio may depend on how strong you want it), add in the fruit slices and enjoy!