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New Year’s Punch Recipe

Written by on December 29, 2023

This punch forgoes all the added sugar and instead derives its natural sweetness from apple cider. Add some spice from ginger beer and tartness from unsweetened cranberry juice, and you have a sophisticated, festive punch.

photographer lucy shaeffer food stylist erika joyce


  • Ice
  • 4 cup apple cider
  • 1 (750-ml) bottle of Prosecco
  • 1 (12-oz.) can ginger beer
  • 1 1/2 cup (12 oz.) unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 1 1/2 cup (12 oz.) vodka
  • 1 apple, any kind, sliced into rounds
  • 1 blood orange, sliced into rounds
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries, plus more for serving
  • Cinnamon sticks, for serving


    1. In a large ice-filled pitcher, combine apple cider, Prosecco, ginger beer, cranberry juice, and vodka. Add apple, orange, and cranberries and stir to combine.
    2. Divide the punch among glasses. Garnish with a few cranberries and a cinnamon stick.
    3. Make Ahead: Apple cider, cranberry juice, and vodka can be mixed 3 days ahead; refrigerate. Right before serving, add ice, ginger beer, Prosecco, and fruit.
  • Source: Delish

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