Best Ever Christmas Punch
This Christmas Punch is the perfect drink to serve at any holiday gathering! Make it with sparkling wine or alcohol-free!
Servings 8 servings
- 1 cup apple juice
- 3 cinnamon sticks
- a few whole cloves (optional)
- 2 star anise
- 4 cups cranberry juice OR 2 cups cranberry juice and 2 cups pomegranate juice
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- 1 cup orange juice
- 2-3 cups champagne OR ginger ale (use your favourite sparkling wine instead, or try non-alcoholic ginger beer for a spicier version)
- orange slices, cinnamon sticks, cranberries, pomegranate arils, and star anise for garnish
- ice (optional)
The day before you'll be making the punch, open the lid to the apple juice container and place the cinnamon sticks, star anise and cloves inside. Replace the lid and put the apple juice in the fridge overnight.
The next day, add the apple juice to a pitcher or punch bowl along with the cranberry juice, the pineapple juice, and orange juice..
Add the champagne or sparkling wine, if making an alcoholic version. If making a non-alcoholic version, add the ginger ale or ginger beer.
Stir well to combine and add the orange slices, cinnamon sticks, cranberries, pomegranate arils, and star anise to the pitcher or punch bowl for garnish.
Add some ice (optional) and serve.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 371mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg