Begin the festivities with this rum-spiked fruity punch--green tea adds antioxidants and orange slices make a pretty garnish.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, Holiday Issue 1995


Recipe Summary

8 hrs 35 mins
Nutrition Profile:


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Instructions Checklist
  • Thinly slice both lemons and one orange. Combine the sliced fruit with rum in a bowl. Cover and let macerate at least 8 hours or overnight.

  • Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and stir in tea; let steep for 20 to 30 minutes. Strain into the rum mixture. Cover and chill.

  • Just before serving, slice the remaining orange. Strain the rum mixture into a large punch bowl. Add Champagne or sparkling wine and seltzer. Float the orange slices in the punch.


Make Ahead Tip: The recipe can be made through Step 2 and stored, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

261 calories; protein 0.4g 1% DV; carbohydrates 33.7g 11% DV; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 31.9g; fat 0.1g; saturated fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; vitamin a iu 35IU 1% DV; vitamin c 12.3mg 21% DV; folate 7.1mcg 2% DV; calcium 2.8mg; iron 0.1mg 1% DV; magnesium 2.5mg 1% DV; potassium 63.6mg 2% DV; sodium 0.9mg; thiamin 0mg 2% DV.