Sunday, August 22, 2010

Spiced Pineapple Sparkle

1 1/2 cups water 
6 cinnamon sticks 
12 whole cloves 
1/2 cup sugar 
1 can (46 oz) unsweetened pineapple juice, chilled 
1 1/2 cups unsweetened orange juice, chilled 
1/2 cup lemon juice, chilled 
3 bottles (12 oz) lemon lime carbonated beverage, chilled 
garnishes: orange slices, maraschino cherries 

Combine first 3 ingredients in a saucepan, bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in sugar, let cool. Pour mixture through a large, wire mesh strainer in to a punch bowl, discarding spices, stir in juices and lemon lime beverage. Garnish, if desired. Serves 12.


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