Beverage Recipes

Holiday Spiced Cider Punch

Holiday Spiced Cider Punch is the perfect fizzy, non-alcoholic beverage that everyone can enjoy this holiday season.

Holiday Spiced Cider Punch

Yield: 20 servings


Ice Ring

  • 2 large red apples, cut into thin slices
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 cup frozen cranberries
  • 6 to 10 cinnamon sticks
  • 6 to 10 rosemary sprigs, fresh

Spiced Cider Punch

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/3 cups C&H® Pourable Golden Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 quarts apple cider or apple juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 to 4 (7 ounce) bottles club soda*, chilled


Ice Ring

  1. Make ice ring 24 hours ahead.
  2. Coat apples with lemon juice; set aside.
  3. Fill a 10 inch Bundt pan 3/4 full with water.
  4. Place apple slices, cranberries, cinnamon sticks and rosemary sprigs in water. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the freezer for 24 hours.
  5. To remove ring from pan, invert Bundt pan over a plate and shake. If necessary, hold Bundt pan inverted under hot water to loosen ice ring.

Spiced Cider Punch

  1. Combine water, sugar and spices in 3 quart saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves; cool. Add cider and lemon juice; strain and chill.
  2. Place frozen ice ring in a bowl, pour cider over it and add club soda to taste.
  3. Serve immediately.


* Seltzer or sparkling water (even flavored) may be substituted for club soda.


Recipe and photo used with permission from: C&H Sugar

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