• Drink

  • Difficulty: Simple

Festive Punch

  • Serves 12

Festive Punch
  • Dairy-Free

  • Egg-Free

  • Gluten-Free

  • Vegan

  • Wheat-Free


  • 2 litres vegetarian red wine
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 100g sugar
  • 1 piece cinnamon stick
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 1 piece dried ginger, bruised
  • ½ tbsp allspice berries
  • Cointreau (optional)
  • To Garnish:
  • 1 orange sliced
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 2 apples
  • a few sprigs mint


  1. Put all the ingredients (except the Cointreau if using) into a large
  2. pan. Bring to the boil, then remove from the heat and leave to stand for
  3. hours.
  4. Put ½ tablespoon of Cointreau in each serving glass if using.
  5. Reheat the punch, almost to boiling point and transfer to a punch bowl.
  6. Garnish with fresh fruit slices and sprigs of mint.
  7. Pour into the glasses over the liqueur when it has cooled slightly. Copyright - The Vegetarian Society’s Simply Good Food. Published by

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