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Citrus Punch Recipe

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Here is an excellent party punch that children and adults will enjoy. Try this easy citrus fruit punch at your next party or summer outing when you want a cold no alcohol drink.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1 1/2 cups pineapple juice
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 quart lemon or lime sherbet (softened)
  • 2 cans ginger ale (cold)

Preparation:

1. Make a syrup by bringing the water to a boil in a saucepan. Add the honey, sugar, cinnamon sticks, and cloves and stir thoroughly.

2. Reduce heat to low and cook the syrup, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes. The syrup should be slightly thick.

3. Remove the syrup from the heat and let cool. Remove the cinnamon stick and cloves. Chill the syrup in the refrigerator until you are ready to make the punch.

4. To make the punch, put the pineapple, orange, and lime juices into a punch bowl. Stir in the sherbet. Add the chilled syrup and ginger ale. Serve immediately over ice.

Serves: Makes 16 servings.

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