2 ½ gallons apple cider
1-1/3 cups brown sugar
12 oz frozen lemonade, undiluted
12 oz frozen orange juice, undiluted
1 tbsp whole cloves
1 tbsp whole allspice
Combine the cider, brown sugar, lemon juice, and orange juice together. Bring to a simmer. Tie cloves, allspice and cinnamon sticks in a piece of cheesecloth to make a spice bag. Add spice bag to liquid. Simmer 20 minutes. Remove spice bag. Sprinkle nutmeg on top.
Holiday Cranberry Punch
4 cups of cold cranberry juice cocktail (regular or reduced calorie)
6 oz can of frozen lemonade concentrate (thawed)
6 oz can frozen limeade concentrate (thawed)
¼ cup sugar
4 cups cold club soda
In a large pitcher, combine cranberry juice, lemonade concentrate, limeade concentrate, and sweetener. Then stir in club soda. Serve with ice.
Coffee Mocha Punch
½ cup instant coffee
½ cup water
½ cup sugar
Add coffee, water and sugar to a regular pan on the stove. Let it come to a boil and melt sugar.
In a punch bowl, add:
½ gallon vanilla ice-cream or soy ice-cream
½ gallon Dutch chocolate or plain chocolate ice-cream or soy ice-cream
1 gallon milk or soy milk
Combine the coffee mixture with the ice-cream and milk in the punch bowl. Stir until chunky and slushy.
Famous Holiday Eggnog
2 quarts eggnog (regular or vegan)
1 can (5.5 oz) Libby’s Kerns Apricot Nectar
Mix together and enjoy the memories it brings!
Recipes contributed by Christl Keller Carollo from a recent family cookbook, Family & Friends Recipe Collection. She is a personal chef who caters to vegetarian, vegan and restricted diets. She can be reached at 248.990.2018 or email@example.com