Make-ahead punches ease party-day chores. Prepare the base for this fruit punch up to 24 hours ahead. Then add carbonated water and ice just before serving.
- Makes: 8 servings
- Serving Size: 5 ounce
- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 10 mins
- Chill: 4 hrs
- In a medium saucepan combine water, sugar, and ginger or cinnamon. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Remove and discard ginger or cinnamon stick.
- Stir in pineapple juice or orange juice concentrate and lime juice. Pour into a pitcher. Cover and chill 4 hours or until thoroughly chilled.
- Just before serving, stir in carbonated water. Serve over ice. Garnish with lime slices. Makes 8 (5-ounce) servings.
Nutrition Facts (Tropical Punch)
- Per serving:
- 65 kcal cal.,
- 13 mg sodium,
- 17 g carb.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet