Sparkling-Spiced Cranberry Punch

Sparkling-Spiced Cranberry Punch with Cranberry Ice Ring

Thanksgiving Recipes

What’s nice about my Thanksgiving cranberry punch recipe is that it can be made well in advance and stored for Thanksgiving Day as part of my Toni’s 12 Days of Thanksgiving.

thanksgiving cranberry punch

 

Sparkling-Spiced Cranberry Punch Recipe

Sparkling-Spiced Cranberry Punch with Cranberry Ice Ring

Sparkling-Spiced Cranberry Punch with Cranberry Ice Ring

Ingredients

  • cinnamon sticks, whole- 2
  • whole cloves, 1 tbspn
  • ground ginger, 1 tbspn
  • cranberry juice- 1 quart, chilled
  • lemon-lime soda- 1 liter, chilled

Instructions

  1. Bring one quart of water to boil with cinnamon sticks, cloves and ginger (you can also put cloves in a tea steeper, or directly in water).
  2. Once boiling, reduce heat and let steep for an hour.
  3. Strain cinnamon sticks and cloves from the tea.
  4. Transfer tea to a container to chill in the refrigerator.
  5. Before serving, combine tea with juice and soda.
  6. Wait until just before guests arrive to place Cranberry Ice Ring.
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Cranberry Ice Ring Recipe

You will want to make and freeze your Cranberry Ice Ring for your Sparkling-Spiced Cranberry Punch ahead of time and today is the perfect day to do it.

To make the ring, I use a plastic chip-and-dip server because it has the hole in the middle, like a bundt-cake pan.

Cranberry Ice Ring

Cranberry Ice Ring

Ingredients

  • frozen cranberry juice cocktail- 1 canister, thawed (you can also use bottled cranberry juice)
  • cranberries, fresh- 16 oz.
  • water- 2 cups

Instructions

  1. Pour thawed juice into mold.
  2. Add water to about two inches below rim.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Add cranberries to float on top.
  5. Freeze.
  6. Wait until just before guests arrive to place in punch bowl.
http://tonispilsbury.com/sparkling-spiced-cranberry-punch-with-cranberry-ice-ring/

 

Punch Bowls

You must have a punch bowl large enough to fit the ice ring in.  Here is a great suggestion at a great price:

Punch Bowl

Anchor Hocking Presence 18-Piece Punch Bowl Set with Ladle $35.74 (regular price $44.99)

 

 12 Days of Thanksgiving

For more Thanksgiving Holiday inspiration, visit Toni’s 12 Days of Thanksgiving:

Thanksgiving Decor

Toni’s 12 Days of Thanksgiving


 

 

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