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Brandied Cranapple Punch


Yield

Makes 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

1-1/2 quarts (6 cups) cranapple juice cocktail
1 small orange, thinly sliced
1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
3 cinnamon sticks
12 whole cloves
1 cup brandy or cognac

Preparation

  1. Combine all ingredients except brandy in a large saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and add brandy. Ladle into mugs, leaving cinnamon sticks and cloves in saucepan; garnish with sliced oranges if desired.

Tip

Punch may be prepared in a crockpot. Combine all ingredients except brandy in a large crockpot; cover and turn heat to high until punch is very hot, about 1 hour. Stir in brandy; turn heat to low. Punch may be kept warm and served from crockpot up to 2 hours.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 39 mg
Fiber .5 g
Carbohydrate 51 g
Calories 302

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1
Fruit 4

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