Hot Holiday Apple Punch
Happy Healthy Holidays!
Whip up this delicious hot holiday apple punch in your crockpot! Apple juice, vanilla, cinnamon, oranges and maple syrup. All the festive flavors of fall!
1 gallon apple juice (natural, unfiltered)
1 (4-inch) vanilla bean
2 4-inch cinnamon sticks
2 Valencia or navel oranges (5-inch diameter or use three)
2 tablespoons real vanilla extract
Maple syrup to taste (optional)
Slice the oranges into rounds. Split the vanilla bean lengthwise.
Pour the juice into a crock pot or stainless steel pot, add the oranges, vanilla extract and bean, and cinnamon sticks.
Bring up to a moderate boil and hold there for at least 15 minutes. Then reduce the heat to a simmer, and continue to cook 30 to 45 minutes longer.
Add maple syrup if you wish.
May be kept warm all day by adding more juice in small amounts as needed.
Did you know?
September 20 is National Punch Day.
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