Spiced Cider Punch (with Non-Alcoholic Option)
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Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12 to 16 servings
  • 1 (64-ounce) bottle pure pressed apple cider (like Tree Top Sweet & Tart)
  • 16 ounces ginger beer
  • 2 oranges, juice only
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • 1 lemon, juice only
  • 1 cup vodka or light rum (optional)
  • 1 sliced Granny Smith apple
  • 6 star anise pieces, plus additional for garnish
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • Frozen cranberries, for garnish (optional)
  • Colored sugars or ginger crystals, for garnish (optional)
  1. In a punch bowl, combine the apple cider, ginger beer, orange juice, lime juice, lemon juice, and vodka or rum, if using (omit for a non-alcoholic version).
  2. Add the apple slices, star anise pieces, cloves, and cinnamon sticks to the punch.
  3. Personalize each serving with additional star anise pieces, frozen cranberries, and sugars or ginger crystals around the glass rim, as desired. Serve cold.
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/vegan-spiced-cider-punch