Rose Geranium Punch
For a perfect punch at your next garden party, try this recipe. You can even use your own rose geraniums!—Mary Jane Jones, Lisbon, Ohio
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 2 quarts apple juice
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 limes, thinly sliced
- Additional geranium leaves, optional
- 4 to 6 rose geranium leaves (3-inch diameter), washed
- In a large saucepan, bring apple juice, sugar and geranium leaves to a boil; boil for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in limes. Cool and strain. Chill. Garnish with geranium leaves if desired.
Editor's NoteVerify that flowers are edible and have not been treated with chemicals.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 224 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (52g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Rose Geranium Punch in Birds & Blooms June/July 1997