1. 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” green Christmas punch (1966)
2. Christmas wreath punch (1967)
Sunny Florida citrus is the star of this tart, sparkling punch
6 cans (6 0z. each) frozen Florida orange juice concentrate, undiluted
1-1/2 cups light corn syrup
5 quarts ginger ale, chilled
1/4 cup lime juice
Combine orange juice concentrate, corn syrup, lime juice. Mix thoroughly.
Just before serving, add ginger ale and ice ring (recipe below). Yield: About 50 1/2-cup servings.
Christmas ice ring
Fill a 6-cup ring mold 2/3 full with water; freeze. Alternate orange wedges, peel side down, with red and green maraschino cherries (3 in each group) on top of ice.
Add thin layer of water; freeze 30 minutes or until oranges and cherries are firmly in place. Slowly add water to top; freeze. To unmold, run warm water on sides of mold.
3. 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.
4. Stir up some tart and jingling punch with Sprite
The happy sound of holiday bells. The exuberance of Sprite. Something a little special for the holidays. Tart, tingling & jingling.
Tingle Bells Punch recipe (1965)
2 quarts cranberry juice
1 can (6 ounces) frozen Minute Maid Lemonade Concentrate, thawed
1/2 cup maraschino cherry juice
6 bottles 10-ounce Sprite, well-chilled
Combine all ingredients. Serve over ice in punch bowl. Garnish with lemon slice, orange wedge and maraschino cherry alternated on cocktail picks.
Makes about 40 4-ounce servings
5. 7-UP red satin punch recipe
Have a ball with a bowl of punch! Make it red as Santa’s suit. And make it with 7-Up! Seven-Up gives it brilliant sparkle. And 7-Up brings its own fresh, clean taste that accents (never covers!) the flavors of other ingredients. P. S. Have plenty of 7-Up for drinking “as is,” too.
2 pints cranberry juice
1 quart apple juice
10 7-ounce bottles 7-Up (about 9 cups)
2 trays 7-Up “ice” cubes
Chill fruit juices and 7-Up. Prepare 7-Up “ice” cubes by pouring additional 7-Up into 2 ice cube trays. Freeze. At serving time, combine cranberry juice and apple juice in a punch bowl. Slowly pour in 7-Up. Add “ice” cubes. Makes about 35 punch cup servings.