Peach & Strawberry Punch/nectarine Sunrise/fruity Lemonade

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Peach and Strawberry Punch
  • 1
    cup strawberry, sliced
  • 1
    cup peach, chopped
  • 2
    tablespoons white sugar
  • 750
    ml sparkling white wine, chilled (asti *may substitute wine for apple juice)
  • 1
    quart water, sparkling,chilled
  • 4
  • 12
    ice cubes
  • Nectarine Sunrise
  • 1
    nectarine, pitted and sliced into 8 wedges
  • 3
    large nectarines, pitted and coarsley chopped
  • 6
    ounces frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 23
    cup tequila, silver
  • 2 12
    cups crushed ice (add more if necessary)
  • 12
    cup grenadine
  • 8
    sprigs mint
  • Fruity Lemonade
  • 6
    ounces frozen cherry lemonade concentrate
  • 6
    ounces water, cold
  • 12
    ounces apricot nectar, chilled
  • 12
    ounces pineapple juice, chilled
  • 12
    ounces ginger ale, spicy,chilled
  • 12
    cup light rum or 1/2 cup vodka (optional)
  • 12
    ice cubes
  • 8
    lime slices, fresh
  • 8
    skewers, plastic,small (may substitute toothpicks)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peach& Strawberry Punch Combine sliced berries and chopped peaches in a small bowl.
  • Sprinkle with sugar and gently stir.
  • Allow the fruit to stand at room temperature 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Pour fruit into iced punch bowl followed by wine, water, mint and ice.
  • *Makes2 quarts* Nectarine Sunrise Reserve 8 nectarine slices.
  • (*tobe used for garnish) In blender combine the chopped nectarines, orange juice concentrate, tequila and puree till smooth.
  • Add crushed ice making sure to blend until slushy.
  • (*Mixtureshould measure 5 cups in total-- add additional crushed ice if necessary) In bottom of glasses add 1 tbsp grenadine.
  • Add slushy nectarine mixture.
  • Top with a mint sprig and a nectarine slice.
  • *Makes8 (5 ounce) servings* Fruity Lemonade Combine cherry lemonade concentrate, 1 can water, apricot nectar and pineapple juice in large pitcher.
  • *Ifadding rum or vodka do so now-- (1/2 cup or to taste) Add ice cubes and then slowly pour in ginger ale and stir gently.
  • Thread pineapple wedge, lime slice and marachino cherry onto plastic skewer for garnish.
  • *Makes8 (5 ounce) servings*.
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