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December Fruity

Yield 2 quarts


  • 4 cups white grape juice
  • 12 whole cloves
  • 6 (3
  • 6 whole cardamom pods
  • 1 (12-ounce) can frozen cranberry juice cocktail concentrate, thawed
  • 2 2/3 cups water

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat; let cool.

  2. Strain juice mixture into a pitcher; discard whole spices. Add cranberry juice concentrate and water, stirring well. Chill thoroughly.

  3. Note: For Sangria, mix equal parts of December Fruity with your favorite dry red wine.

Christmas with Southern Living 1995