Cranberry Orange Punch
This tangy punch is festive, refreshing and easy to prepare. I float orange wedges studded with cloves in the pitcher or bowl as a garnish. And instead of plain ice cubes, I add frozen orange juice cubes.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 5 min.
Makesabout 3-1/2 quarts
- 2 bottles (32 ounces each) cranberry juice, chilled
- 1 cup lemon juice
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2 cans (12 ounces each) orange soda, chilled
- Ice cubes
- Whole cloves and orange wedges, optional
- In a large punch bowl or several pitchers, combine the cranberry juice, lemon juice and sugar; stir until sugar is dissolved. Just before serving, add orange soda and ice. If desired, insert cloves into orange wedges for garnish.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 87 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Cranberry Orange Punch in Country Woman Christmas 2002