Warm Spiced Apple Punch

This lightly-spiced non-alcoholic punch is suitable for all ages and only takes a few minutes to prepare.

  • Vegetarian
  • Christmas


  • 2 x 1 litre packs Waitrose Organic Apple Juice (from concentrate)
  • 2 cinnamon sticks, plus 8 to garnish
  • 12 cloves
  • 8 wide strips orange zest, pith removed
  • 2 knobs stem ginger in syrup, sliced, plus 3 tbsp of the syrup
  • Large pinch ground allspice


  1. Put all the ingredients in a large saucepan and place over a high heat. Bring to a gentle simmer, turn the heat down to low and leave for 20 minutes for the spices to infuse.
  2. Strain the punch and use a ladle to pour into 8 heatproof cups or mugs. Serve, garnished with cinnamon sticks.
  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 35 minutes 35 minutes

Serves: 8

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 656.888kJ
Fat 0.1g
Sugars 37.2g
Salt trace

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3 stars

Average user rating Based on 50 ratings

This recipe was first published in November 2005.