Betty’s Mulled Cider
My friend Betty serves this rich, aromatic punch at her terrific parties. We’re all happy for the invitation!
24 punch cups
Total Timeunder 15 minutes
OccasionBuffet, Cocktail Party, Family Get-together, game day
Taste and Texturefruity, rich, spiced, sweet
Type of Dishnon-alcoholic beverage
- 5 cups cider
- 24 whole cloves
- 4 small cinnamon sticks (2 inches each)
- 4 cups grape juice
- ½ cup lemon juice, preferably fresh
- 2 quarts ginger ale (not chilled)
- 3 oranges, thinly sliced
Place the cider in a large saucepan and add the cloves and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
Add the grape and lemon juices, stir, and pour into a punch bowl.
Pour in the ginger ale and stir gently. Add the orange slices.
1983 (as Drinks without Liquor), 1999 Jane Brandt