Spiced autumn punch

    1 hour

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

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    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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    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


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


    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