Spiced Ambrosia Punch

Spiced Ambrosia Punch Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Total Time: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 3 hours
Makes: 10 servings (about 2 qt.)


  • 3-1/2 cups apple cider or juice
  • 3 cups apricot nectar
  • 1 cup peach nectar or additional apricot nectar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 8 whole cloves
  • Optional: Orange slices and lemon zest strips


  1. In a 3- or 4-qt. slow cooker, combine first seven ingredients. Place cinnamon sticks, ginger, orange zest and cloves on a double thickness of cheesecloth. Gather corners of cloth to enclose seasonings; tie securely with string. Add to slow cooker.
  2. Cook, covered, on low until flavors are blended, 3-4 hours. Discard spice bag. Serve warm. If desired, garnish with orange slices and lemon zest strips.


SOURCE: Taste of home