Mix up a pitcher of this crisp punch and let everyone help themselves. A blend of fresh and hard ciders, South African rooibos tea, and brandy, it is a lightly alcoholic drink to enjoy until the final gun. A hard cider that is on the sweet side works best.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
chill:
3 hrs
total:
3 hrs 20 mins
Yield:
10
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For the tea, pour the hot water over the tea bags and steep for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags and chill the tea.

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  • Place the orange slices in a large pitcher. Using a long wooden spoon, mash the fruit lightly. Add the chilled tea, fresh cider, orange juice, and Sweet’N Low® and stir to combine. Add 8-10 large ice cubes. Pour in the hard cider and brandy and stir 3 or 4 times. To serve, place 4 large ice cubes into Old Fashioned-style tumblers and fill each three-quarters with the punch.

Nutrition Facts

73 calories; cholesterol 0g; sodium 4mg; carbohydrates 11g; fiber 0g; sugars 9g; protein 0g.
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