Spiced autumn punch

Spiced autumn punch


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About this recipe: This hot punch is great for a Halloween party or Bonfire Night. The aroma tells you that autumn is in the air.

Michele O'Sullivan

Serves: 16 

  • 2 oranges
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 1.5L (2 1/2 pints) apple juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 500ml (17 fl oz) pineapple juice

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4. Stud the whole oranges with cloves, and bake for 30 minutes.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine the apple juice and cinnamon stick. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to medium and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the nutmeg, honey, lemon juice and pineapple juice.
  3. Serve hot in a punch bowl with the 2 baked clove-studded oranges floating on top.

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Reviews (8)


Used different ingredients. This punch was delicious. I had to double the recipe and ran out of pineapple juice so I added orange juice as well. Got 3 calls the next day for the recipe. This one is a keeper. - 15 Sep 2008


this sooo fun to make and extremely easy, and everyone loved it (my husband and his friends added some vodka and liked it even more:-) but even i liked it (without the vodka) the pineapple juice make it taste sooooooooooo good, thank you!!!! - 15 Sep 2008


Was very nice although I think it was a little too sweet. - 06 Nov 2010

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