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Christmas Punch Recipe
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Christmas Punch

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"Delicious punch! Great for holidays, showers, parties! Make extra!"

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Original recipe makes 20 (4 ounce) servings Change Servings
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    15 mins

    2 hrs 15 mins


  1. In a punch bowl, combine sugar, orange juice, and lemon juice. Stir until sugar dissolves. Add cherries, triple sec, light rum, orange slices, lemon slices, and pineapple chunks. Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours to allow flavors to blend.
  2. Pour in carbonated water, and add ice just before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 07, 2003

I thought this was a great starter for punch and loved it AFTER adding a few more things. I doubled the punch only adding one bottle of rum and found that to be plenty! I also added a 46oz can of pineapple juice, 1-1/2 liters of Sprite instead of the carbonated water and 2 containers of fruit juice concentrate from Schwans...after that it was wonderful! I brought it to my family's Christmas dinner and everyone loved it! In fact I should have made more!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 07, 2003

None of my guests liked this punch, even after I added Sprite, grenadine, anything I could think of to take out the bitterness. I like adult tasting punches but this was way too strong and I even cut back on the rum. Even after adding Sprite, I found that it tasted like the rinds of the fruit and the bitterness of the carbonated water did not help the situation. Like the previous reviewer says, if you add a ton of fruity sweet additions you may be able to choke it down. I would not make this again or even try to alter it. Big disappointment!

Dec 07, 2003

Obviously, not kid friendly, but oh so good. I made this for a meeting. I doubled the recipe and it was gone very quickly. SOme people thought it was a little strong- but after adding a little sprite, they were happy. I have been told I am now the punch lady and this is a must have at every event. It's really good!!!

Dec 07, 2003

I made this wonderful punch for a gathering of my girlfriends. It was hit!! everyone asked for the recipe! I did double the recipe and reduced the amount of rum though. i am going to make this punch year round!! thanks for this great adult punch!!

Jan 01, 2005

Oh so easy! I used 1 box of frozen strawberries, one box of raspberries and blueberries, and well as cut up some fresh strawberries. I soaked them first in white rum for about2 hours before adding them. The blueberries added a beautiful colour to it! I will definately be using this again!

Dec 07, 2003

Made this punch for a Christmas Party and everyone LOVED it. Will definitely make it again. Only problem was that it went too quickly!

Dec 07, 2003

This is a wonderful recipe! Great for any gathering and very easy to make.

Dec 07, 2003

This was a HUGE HIT! We really enjoyed this for Christmas and made the family get together much less stressful! LOL!!! I'll be making this again for occassions other than Christmas.


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