Total Time
72hrs 35mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 72 hrs 5 mins

This is a great punch recipe for parties. It's a great hit whenever I serve it at parties potlucks, etc.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Base for punch may be done up day ahead and stored in container in refrigerator overnight.
  2. In saucepan combine water, cinnamon, cloves, and bring to a boil.
  3. Remove from heat and allow to stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Chill.
  5. Strain out spices.
  6. Combine grape and lime juices and mix well.
  7. Just before serving, pour over ice block in a punch bowl.
  8. Add ginger ale Garnish with grapes hanging partly over the edge of the punch bowl.
  9. ICE BLOCKS Make about 2 or 3 days prior so they'll be frozen solid.
  10. You can use any plastic container to make ice blocks up as long as the block will fit into your punch bowl.
  11. I save my margarine, yogurt or ice cream containers to make ice blocks with as they work great.
  12. Partly freeze 1/2 the container with water or ginger ale.
  13. Add garnishes (e.g. thinly sliced lemon/lime or oranges, whole maraschino cherries, grapes, etc).
  14. Fill container with water or ginger ale.
  15. Freeze until solid.
Most Helpful

I chose this punch recipe to serve at my daughter's confirmation party because it sounded unique. It was actually very easy to make, and I received rave reviews. It is elegant and refreshing...exactly what I wanted. FYI: The color is not exactly's more of a red grape color.

Killian June 30, 2002