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Summer Punch – Perfect for Hot Summer Days

Refreshing Summer Punch is Perfect for Those Lazy Summer Days 

Ah, the Halcyon days of summer come to an end each year and that saddens me. When the green leaves turn to gold and then fall away, you can hear the whine of the train and the lonesome whippoorwill. There are fewer whippoorwills than in my youth; that too is sad. That really is a country song.

So on these last balmy nights of summer, grab a cool glass of Summer Punch, hang out in the hammock and listen to the sounds of the changing season. You can hear the quiet except for the cicadas.

Citrus Punch photo from Big Mill BB

Summer Citrus Punch

This refreshing punch is perfect for those hot summer days.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Course: beverage
Cuisine: American southern
Keyword: apricot punch, citrus punch, pineapple punch, summer punch
Servings: 24
Author: Chloe Tuttle

Ingredients

  • 1 quart fresh tea unsweetened
  • 1 46-ounce can pineapple juice, unsweetened
  • 1/2 gallon orange juice
  • 1 can 11.3 ounces apricot nectar often found in the Hispanic section of the grocery store
  • 1 liter ginger ale
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 1 orange sliced
  • 1 ice ring optional
  • mint sprigs

Instructions

  • Mix all ingredients and chill.  For parties, I make an ice ring of ginger ale to keep the punch chilled. Float lemon and orange slices in the bowl. Serve with mint sprigs.
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This was one of the first recipes I ever published. I wanted to make this great punch and when I looked at the article I realized that it needed a bit of updating. The Punch is as good as ever and I will make more!
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Make this easy and refreshing Summer Punch Recipe early and be ready for those summer parties. Float sliced fruit and garnish with mint sprigs.
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