How to Make Home-Made Christmas Punch

Warm, Fruity, and Delicious: A Recipe for Your Next Holiday Gathering

Nothing says “holiday season” quite like a warm and spicy cup of Christmas punch. Whether you’re entertaining guests or just cozying up on the couch with a good book, this delicious drink is the perfect way to get into the spirit of the season. And the best part? You can easily make it yourself with just a few simple ingredients. Here’s how.


  • 1 quart of apple cider
  • 1 quart of cranberry juice
  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • 1/2 cup of lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup of honey
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 teaspoon of whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground allspice
  • Orange slices and cinnamon sticks for garnish (optional)

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  • Combine the apple cider, cranberry juice, orange juice, and lemon juice in a large pot or Dutch oven.
  • Add the honey, cinnamon sticks, whole cloves, nutmeg, ginger, and allspice to the pot.
  • Stir well to combine.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat.
  • Reduce the heat to low and let the punch simmer for 15-20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • Remove the cinnamon sticks and whole cloves from the punch and discard.
  • Serve the punch warm in mugs or cups.
  • If desired, garnish each serving with a cinnamon stick and an orange slice.

Tips and Tricks:

  • Make sure to use 100% pure fruit juices for the best flavor.
  • Feel free to adjust the spices to your liking – more or less cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, etc.
  • You can also add a splash of rum or brandy to make it an adults-only drink.


With this simple recipe, you’ll be able to impress your guests and delight your taste buds with a warm and fruity home-made Christmas punch. So go ahead, grab some mugs and get ready to cozy up with the perfect holiday drink.

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