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Christmas Punch

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 2/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 (4 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, with juice
  • 1 fluid ounce triple sec liqueur
  • 1 (750 milliliter) bottle light rum
  • 1 orange, sliced into rounds
  • 1 lemon, sliced into rounds
  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks
  • 1 liter carbonated water
  • ice

Glass

Christmas Punch Glass

Preparation instructions:

  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.

Original recipe makes 20 servings