This warm winter punch is perfect for a chilly day. You could put it in a flask so it keeps warm, and take it out for a walk. There’s a few different ingredients, but what better way to warm up in winter as well as getting one of your 5 A DAY?
This recipe is from our Eat Move Learn programme helping kids to eat healthily and stay active. You can see all of our recipes suitable for young cooks here.
- 1 orange, cut in half
- 10 whole cloves
- 1l (in total) of four different pure unsweetened fruit juices, such as orange, red grape, pineapple, apple
- 250ml water
- ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1 star anise (optional)
- 1 apple, cut into slices
- A handful of cranberries or redcurrants
- 1 lemon, juice only
- 35 minutes
- 5 A DAY:
Nutrition information (per serving)
- Gently push the cloves into the skin of one half of the orange.
- Pour your fruit juices and the water into a saucepan.
- Stir in the ground cinnamon, nutmeg, cinnamon stick, orange slices and star anise if using.
- Heat the punch over a low heat, bringing it to simmer. Simmer for around 20 minutes then leave to cool slightly.
- Pour the punch mixture through a sieve into a bowl. You no longer need the orange and whole spices so you can discard these.
- Cut up the other half of the orange in to slices.
- Add the slices of orange and apple to the bowl together with the cranberries or redcurrants and the lemon juice.
- Now your punch is ready to serve! Use a ladle to pour some punch into a mug – drink it and eat the fruit!
Remember that 150ml of this punch only counts as one of your 5 A DAY, even if you drink more