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Catholic Recipe: Punch


  • 2 quarts water
  • rind of 4 lemons
  • rind of 4 oranges
  • 15 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 cups sugar
  • juice of 8 oranges
  • juice of 8 lemons
  • 2 quarts soda
  • 3 quarts claret wine
  • 1 bottle port wine
  • 1 bottle rum
  • Details

  • Serves: 20
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Germany

Also Called: Silvesterpunsch


Put water, lemon and orange rind, spices and sugar in deep saucepot. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes. Add remaining ingredients; simmer 30 minutes; strain. Pour into heat-proof punch bowl. Yield, 20 servings

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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