I liked the taste of this punch, but I found it way harder to make than I was expecting! First of all, even though I tried to stir occasionally while waiting for the Jello/water/sugar mixture to come to a boil, it ended up sticking to the bottom of my pan and starting to brown. I tried to rub the bottom of the pan to keep it from sticking and then bits of the dark stuff stuck-on stuff were floating around in my punch! I had to strain it while pouring the punch into my Ziploc bags, which by the way, is definitely a two person job! And even so, it made a sticky mess of my counter, stove, and floor. Also, I wasn't sure if the lemon juice had to be fresh squeezed or if bottled lemon juice would have worked just as well. I opted for fresh squeezed, which just added to the time and work and I had to strain out the seeds. Then for whatever bizarre reason, after 8 hours in my freezer, the punch was still completely LIQUID - no slush at all! I have no idea why that happened - everything else in my freezer is frozen solid! Be prepared for it to take longer than 8 hours to freeze! I had to leave for my dinner party with my 2 liquid bags of punch in a big bowl. Also, for some unknown reason, BOTH of my gallon bags leaked all over, including onto my coat and my white carpet. The punch still worked out okay, but I don't think I will ever attempt this one again. Too much trouble!
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I liked the taste of this punch, but I found it way harder to make than I was expecting! ...