This non-alcoholic apple punch is perfect for kids at Halloween - or even Bonfire Night. It's a warming mocktail complete with a spiced cinnamon stick.
Apple juice, lemon, apples, cinnamon, and American ginger ale make up this popular Halloween cocktail. It's ideal for making in bulk and leaving on the hob on a low heat to warm through whilst serving. This recipe takes just 15 mins to prepare and warm. Ideal for serving six people, this mocktail can easily be doubled.
- 1 litre carton of apple juice
- Few slices of lemon
- 2 small apples, cored and sliced
- Few cinnamon sticks
- 1 litre bottle of American ginger ale
- Pour the apple juice into a large pan, add the lemon, apple slices and cinnamon sticks and heat gently for about 10 mins.
- Pour in the ginger ale and heat for a further 3-4 mins, then serve the hot punch in heatproof glasses or tumblers.
Top tips for making Witches' brew punch
This Halloween cocktail is best served as soon as it's warmed for the best flavour and taste, however, you can make it in advance and then keep it on the lowest heat - like you would with mulled wine.
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Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodTo and has over 11 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodTo, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create how-to videos exclusively for GoodtoEat - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies.