Hot Fruit Punch A delicious warming drink that could be enjoyed on a cold day. It’s great at bonfire and Christmas parties but to enjoy at its best the flavours need to infuse for 2–3 hours or overnight, so remember to plan ahead. Nutritional information per portion (265g): calories fat saturates sugars salt 133.6 0.3g <1% 0.0g 0% 30.9g 34% 0.0g 0% of an adult’s guideline daily amount Plus infusing time Equipment Ingredients Measuring spoons Serves 4–6 Large saucepan 2 x 15ml spoons soft brown sugar Copyright © Children’s Food Trust Sieve 6 cloves Chopping board 3g cinnamon OR 1 cinnamon stick Sharp knife 1 litre apple juice Juice squeezer Heatproof cups or glasses Large jug Tongs LGC137 Mixing spoon 125ml cranberry juice 125ml pineapple juice 1 lemon 1 lime To garnish 1 apple 1 lemon 1 orange Serves 10–12 4 x 15ml spoons soft brown sugar 6 cloves 6g cinnamon OR 1 cinnamon stick 2 litres apple juice 250ml cranberry juice 250ml pineapple juice 2 lemons 2 limes To garnish 2 apples 2 lemons 2 oranges Look at the Let’s Get Cooking Skills chart to see which skills you have used today. Skills used: 1, 5, 7e, 8a, 9h, 12l, 14b. www.letsgetcooking.org.uk This recipe was developed with funding from the Big Lottery Fund Hot Fruit Punch Method 1. Put the sugar, spices and apple juice into a saucepan. 2. Heat slowly on the hob, stirring until all the sugar has dissolved. 3. Remove from the heat, cover and leave to infuse for a couple of hours or overnight. 4. Strain the mixture in a sieve to remove the spices and add in the cranberry juice and pineapple juice. Top Tips • Use a ladle or pour into a large jug to serve. • Do not leave the ingredients to infuse in an aluminium saucepan, otherwise the flavours will transfer. • You can buy cheap plastic buckets which, if thoroughly washed, are ideal for mixing large quantities before heating. Measure how many cups you can get out of a bucket before you start. 5. Cut the lemon and lime in half and squeeze the juice. Add the juice to the rest of the liquid. LGC137 7. Slice the apple, lemon and orange into long 1cm thick wedges. 8. Pour into cups or heatproof glasses and use tongs to put in slices of orange, lemon and apple as garnish. Look at the Let’s Get Cooking Skills chart to see which skills you have used today. www.letsgetcooking.org.uk This recipe was developed with funding from the Big Lottery Fund Skills used: 1, 5, 6, 7e, 8a, 8e, 8h, 9j, 16. Copyright © Children’s Food Trust 6. Warm the punch gently, do not let it boil.
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