Ginger-Vanilla Milk Punch

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck

Ginger-Vanilla Milk Punch wakes up your holiday spirit. This crisp winter sipper is full of citrus and zippy ginger.

Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 1 qt. 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 (1/4-inch-thick) fresh ginger slices
  • 2 lemon rind strips
  • 1 orange rind strip
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • Dark rum (optional)


  1. Bring milk, cream, sugar, ginger, lemon rind strips, orange rind strip, and split vanilla bean to a simmer in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring often. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 20 minutes. Strain mixture into a pitcher. If desired, stir in 2 Tbsp. dark rum per 1 cup punch just before serving.
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