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Delightful Apple-Pineapple Drink Recipe

Delightful Apple-Pineapple Drink Recipe

Chase winter doldrums and chills with this warm and tangy fruit drink that will appeal to both kids and adults. Not overly sweet, it has a nice touch of nutmeg and cinnamon. —Nancy Johnson, Laverne, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups unsweetened apple juice
  • 4 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Additional cinnamon sticks (3 inches), optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the juices, honey, cinnamon sticks and nutmeg. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes or until flavors are blended. Discard cinnamon. Serve warm in mugs with additional cinnamon sticks if desired. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 142 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 6 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.