Mrs. Lois Spencer, PM
Farmerville, La. #207 OES
1 quart water, brought to boil in saucepan which may be covered. Heat remainder of the gallon of water in a separate pan.
In a cheesecloth, tie together:
- 6 cinnamon sticks
- 2 Tbsp whole cloves
(or plan to strain punch before serving).
Add 1 1/2 cups sugar and the spices to the boiling water. Boil 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add 10 tea bags. Cover and let stand 5 minutes to steep. Then remove spices and tea bags.
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 1 quart apple juice or cider.
Dilute with the remaining hot water. Cover and keep hot till serving time.