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Spiced Cider Punch Recipe

Spiced Cider Punch Recipe

I’ve shared this recipe with many friends. It never wears out its welcome and is so easy to make. It’s also delicious warm. —Charles Piatt, Little Rock, AR
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 bottle (64 ounces) apple cider or juice, divided
  • 1 can (12 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 1 liter ginger ale, chilled
  • Optional garnishes: cinnamon sticks and orange slices


  • 1. Place sugar, spices and 1 cup cider in a saucepan; cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in juice concentrate until melted.
  • 2. Transfer to a large pitcher. Stir in remaining cider. Refrigerate, covered, until cold.
  • 3. To serve, pour cider mixture into a punch bowl. Stir in ginger ale. Garnish as desired. Yield: 12 servings (about 3-1/4 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 217 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (50g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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myndilori User ID: 2231701 186853
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2011

"Instant hit for church functions. Everyone loves it and it is very easy to multiply for large crowds. (Just an FYI: I have tried it, but I didn't really care for this punch warmed.)"

teenkook User ID: 5104133 186851
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2010

"I made this for a women's event at my church and it was the star of our drink workshop. I didn't hear one bad response all night!"

cklepper1 User ID: 2338482 145622
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2009

"This punch was delicious!! We enjoyed it warm and chilled. Everyone loved it and many asked for the recipe. They couldn't believe how simple it was to make. I have been requested to make this for our Christmas Eve get-toether."

charlene digravio User ID: 4625532 108144
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2009

"I made this for a baby shower, and it was a big hit, now everybody wants the recipe."

Kichler073 User ID: 32326 185162
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2009

"This recipe was AWESOME! easy to make and many people enjoy it."

2babygirls User ID: 1748395 173281
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2009

"This punch is delicious! Perfect for the fall or a Thanksgiving gathering."

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