Holiday Treats Made Simple
Easy Does It Christmas Food
A Tasty Holiday Tradition
There is something festive about a bowl of punch served in dainty glasses from an old fashioned punch bowl. Whether you are visiting with family on Christmas Eve, throwing a traditional New Year's Eve bash or gathering for a special birthday, try one of these festive punch recipes!
Old Fashioned Fruit Punch
This is from the Rumford Complete Cook Book
Boil the sugar with one pint of the water to form a syrup; add the remaining water, mineral water, fruit and ice. Served very cold.
Mix gelatin and water, add thawed strawberries, lemonade and sugar. Before serving add the gingerale.
Banana Fruit Punch
Process bananas in blender until pureed. Mix with other ingredients, except for soda. At this point you can freeze the punch in a container, and break up in a punch bowl one hour before serving, adding the lemon lime soda at this time.
Citrus Punch with Sherbet
Tropical Kiwi Punch
In a blender combine the Pina Colada Mix, kiwi and banana. Mix until smooth. Freeze the mixture for one hour. Pour 1/4 cup of this mixture into 8 glasses, dividing evenly. Top each with a scoop of ice cream. Add the chilled gingerale to each glass to fill. Top with a slice of kiwi if desired. Serve immediately.
Brenda is a wife and mom to three. She is also editor of SeedsOfKnowledge.com and OldFashionedHolidays.com where special occasions and traditions are celebrated year round with recipes, crafts, decorating and more!
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