Watermelon Punch

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Before it is too late and Watermelons are gone for the seasons try this refreshing watermelon punch recipe. It is sure to be a delight and something so light and refreshing. You can adjust the brandy as you like and add more to your taste.

Watermelon Punch

Watermelon Punch

Ingredients:

  • 1 c sugar
  • 1 c water
  • 1/2 sm evenly-shaped watermelon
  • 1/4 c brandy
  • 1 cn (12 oz) lemon-lime soda
  • 1 ice cubes
  • 1 t pine nuts, Shelled

Directions:

In a saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil; cool. Scoop watermelon with a melon baller; discard seeds. Pour sugar syrup over watermelon balls. Scoop remaining watermelon; squeeze in a clean cloth to extract juice. Combine watermelon balls, watermelon juice, and brandy; chill. Cut the upper edge of the watermelon shell in a saw-tooth design and use as a punch bowl. Just before serving, add watermelon mixture, soda, and ice cubes to watermelon shell. Sprinkle with nuts. Makes 10 to 12 servings

Holiday Cider Punch

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The winter months are coming upon us and autumn is in the air. Right around the corner is Halloween. We will be looking for great ideas and especially to make a Witches Brew to serve to our guest. Here is a great punch idea that you might like to serve to your Halloween guest that come to visit you.

Holiday Cider Punch

Holiday Cider Punch

Ingredients:

  • 1 qt apple cider
  • 1 qt pineapple juice
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 1/2 t whole allspice
  • 1/2 t whole cloves
  • 1/2 c lemon juice
  • 1 bottle sauterne wine,(4/5 -qt.)
  • 5 sm apples
  • 1 whole cloves

Directions:

In a large pan, combine the first 6 ingredients. Simmer for 15 minutes. Add lemon juice and wine. Heat but do not boil. Pour into a large punch bowl. Stud apples with cloves and float in punch bowl.