Hot Treat for a Cold Day

Here is a recipe for some hot cranberry punch.  Perfect to help warm up on a cold winter day.  The recipe was submitted to us from one of our farmer customers in Hampton, Iowa. Thank you for sharing this recipe with us!

I love to serve this at New Year’s Parties.  Hope you can enjoy it as much as we do! Happy New Year!

Hot Cranberry Punch



  • 1 bottle (64 ounces) cranberry juice (or Pomegranite)
  • 4 cups water
  • 3-1/5 cups pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp red food coloring, optional
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3-1/2 inches), broken
  • 1 Tbsp. whole cloves
  • 1 Tbsp. whole allspice



  1. In a 24-cup percolator, combine cranberry juice, water, pineapple juice, brown sugar and food coloring if desired.
  2. Place the cinnamon sticks, cloves and allspice in percolator basket; cover and begin perking.
  3. When cycle is complete, discard contents of basket.
  4. Serve the punch warm.


Yield: 18-22 servings (about 1 gallon).
Picture from Taste of Home