Begin the festivities with this rum-spiked fruity punch--green tea adds antioxidants and orange slices make a pretty garnish. Source: EatingWell Magazine, Holiday Issue 1995

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  • 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; 0.1 g total fat; 1 mg sodium. 64 mg potassium; 33.7 g carbohydrates; 0.1 g fiber; 32 g sugar; 0.4 g protein; 35 IU vitamin a iu; 12 mg vitamin c; 7 mcg folate; 3 mg calcium; 2 mg magnesium;