Mix up a merry olde bowl with tart, tingling Sprite.

Add just the right note to the festivities. Sprite. Exuberant. Switched on. Noisy. Like nothing you’ve heard before.

Look for five easy-to-mix holiday punch recipes free in cartons of Sprite. So tart and tingling, we just couldn’t keep it quiet. Here’s a punch that comes in loud and clear.

“The Modhouse”:

1 6-ounce package lime-flavored gelatin
2 cups hot water
1/2 to 1 cup bottled lime juice
2 12-ounce cans frozen concentrate for limeade
90 ounces of Sprite
1 teaspoon almond extract

Dissolve gelatin in hot water. Then stir in frozen concentrate for limeade. Add lime juice. To serve, pour into bowl over 1-1/2 quarts of cracked ice. Add Sprite. Makes 48 4-ounce servings. If you like a little more spirit, add a fifth of vodka.


>> Also see: Tingle Bells Punch recipe

Try this Spicy Punch recipe just for openers.

Sprite can be very adult holiday entertainment. Especially if you approach it with the right spirit. Holiday nogs and grogs take on a whole new dimension when you spark them with the natural tartness of Sprite. To give a party something special, invite Sprite.

1/4 tsp. ground allspice
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 cup fresh lemon juice
12 bottles of Sprite [8 to 10 ounces each]
(food coloring, if desired)

Combine all ingredients except Sprite. Add food coloring, if desired. Chill. Add cold Sprite just before serving. Makes 38 4-oz. servings. If desired, add 1 part blended whiskey to 5 parts punch. Also good with brandy or rum.

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Source publication date: Dec 16, 1966

Filed under: 1960s, Drink recipes, Vintage advertisements

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