Many years ago we discovered this recipe for India Inspired Punch. As fall weather is a time to think about warming up it’s a natural fit with the combination of cinnamon and clove. You could easily serve this warm on a cold day.
This drink is inspired by the flavors of chai tea. You change out plain water for spiced water in this recipe and are left with a delicious flavorful beverage. I hope you enjoy this.
For an adult version add vodka to taste.
INDIA INSPIRED PUNCH
1 cardamom pod
3 cinnamon sticks
2 cups water
Agave nectar to taste
Put 2 cups water in a small pot
Add cinnamon sticks, cloves and cardamom pod
Bring water to a boil, turn off heat
Chill spiced water for a few hours
Squeeze lemons and grapefruit
Mix juices in with spiced water
Sweeten to taste
Yields approximately 3 ½ cups liquid
India Inspired Punch
- 3 lemons
- 1 grapefruit
- 2 cloves
- 1 cardamom pod
- 3 cinnamon sticks
- 2 cups water
- Agave nectar to taste
- Put 2 cups water in a small pot
- Add cinnamon sticks, cloves and cardamom pod
- Bring water to a boil, turn off heat
- Chill spiced water for a few hours
- Squeeze lemons and grapefruit
- Mix juices in with spiced water
- Sweeten to taste
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