Warm winter punch


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You need lots of things to make this winter punch but it will be worth it in the end! Ask an adult to help you find or buy these ingredients:

JUICES: 4 different pure unsweetened fruit juices (1 litre altogether), e.g. orange, red grape, pineapple, apple

WATER: 250ml water

FRUIT: 1 orange, 1 apple, a handful of cranberries or redcurrants, 1 lemon

SPICES: 10 whole cloves, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1 cinnamon stick, star anise (optional)

EQUIPMENT: large saucepan, heatproof bowl, sieve, measuring jug, wooden spoon, small sharp knife, chopping board, lemon squeezer, ladle, mug (not plastic)

Step 1

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Ask an adult to help you cut the orange in half then push about 10 cloves into one half.

Step 2

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Pour 250ml of each of your four fruit juices into your saucepan plus 250ml of water.

Then stir in the ground cinnamon and nutmeg with the wooden spoon.

Step 3

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Add the orange to the pan together with the cinnamon stick and star anise.

Next ask an adult to gently heat the mixture on the stove.

Let it simmer for 20 minutes then leave to cool slightly.

Step 4

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Hold the sieve over your bowl.

Now ask an adult to help you pour the mixture from the pan through the sieve into the bowl.

This should leave the orange and the whole spices in the sieve. You don't need these anymore.

Step 5

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Ask an adult to help you slice up the other half of the orange and the apple.

Add the slices to the bowl together with the cranberries or redcurrants and the juice of your lemon.

Step 6

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Use your jug or ladle to pour some punch into a mug - drink it and eat the fruit!

What better way to warm up in winter as well as getting 1 of your 5 A DAY?

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