SPARKLING APPLE CIDER PUNCH — Apple cider, orange juice and ginger ale are mixed with a hint of cinnamon in this delicious fall punch recipe. Beautiful garnished with fresh sliced apples and oranges.
I love serving fun drink recipes for holidays and parties, and my family has declared this Sparkling Apple Cider Punch their favorite!
It’s delicious any time of year, of course, but especially perfect for Thanksgiving and other fall gatherings. Plus, it uses just a few simple ingredients.
Even better, this punch only takes a minute to stir together. If you opt for a garnish of sliced oranges an apples, you might spend a total of five whole minutes preparing this sparkling beverage.
I have a pretty glass beverage dispenser that I like to use when I’m entertaining, and this punch really looks beautiful with the sliced fruit floating on top. Of course, that’s optional, and the punch tastes delicious without the apple and orange slices.
This is also a great drink for Halloween parties–especially served in cauldron-style punch bowl with some dry ice for that smoky, bubbling effect.
This recipe if proof that sometimes simple tastes best. The first time I tried it, I honestly wasn’t expecting much, given the short list of ingredients.
But the flavors blending perfectly, and my family actually finished this punch off when I served it the first time. Usually I have lots of leftovers.
They even requested it again and Christmas, and everyone agreed it should be our go-to drink for the holiday season.
Although the colors and flavors are perfect for fall holidays, this punch is a hit any time of year. You can always leave out the cinnamon sticks if you’re serving it during warmer weather.
Easy to make, inexpensive, and delicious, this Sparkling Apple Cider Punch is the only drink recipe you’ll need this holiday season.
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Here’s what you’ll need to make Sparkling Apple Cider Punch
- Apple cider
- Frozen orange juice concentrate
- Ginger ale
- 2 quarts apple cider, chilled
- 1 (12 oz.) can frozen orange juice concentrate, slightly thawed
- 2 liters ginger ale, chilled
- 4 cinnamon sticks
- Sliced apples and oranges for garnish
- In large beverage dispenser or punch bowl, stir together apple cider, orange juice concentrate and ginger ale.
- Garnish with apple and orange slices, if desired.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 136Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 15mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 1gSugar: 30gProtein: 1g
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