Fruit Punch

Fruit Punch

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30 m
Calories: 46
2 people

Learn how to prepare a Fruit Punch. This traditional Mexican dish has a long history and is especially popular during Christmas festivities. The punch is a mixture of fresh and cooked fruits with spices and sugar, making it the perfect companion for cold winter nights.

The history of the punch dates back to the pre-Hispanic era, where the indigenous people of Mexico were already preparing hot drinks based on fruits and spices. With the arrival of the Spaniards, the use of sugar and spirits was introduced, giving rise to the current version of the punch.

When preparing the punch, it is important to note that you can use any type of fruit you want. However, some traditional fruits used are apples, pears, pineapples, peaches, and plums. We have more tips like this one at the end of this article.

Now that you know a little more about the origin and preparation of Fruit Punch, don't wait any longer to give it a try and surprise your family and friends with a delicious hot drink!

Ingredients for Fruit Punch for 2 people

  • 1/2 cup chopped apples
  • 1/2 cup chopped pears
  • 1/2 cup chopped pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped plums
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1/4 cup of cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 cup of cloves
  • 1/4 cup of rum or brandy (optional)

How to make the recipe Fruit Punch

  1. In a medium pot, mix all the chopped fruit with the water, sugar, cinnamon, and cloves.
  2. Let cook over medium-low heat for 20-25 minutes or until the fruits are soft and the liquid has reduced a bit.
  3. If you wish, you can add the rum or brandy.
  4. Serve hot in cups and enjoy your delicious Fruit Punch.

Notes and Tips

Here are some tips and tricks to prepare a perfect Fruit Punch recipe:

The cooking time may vary depending on the type of fruits you use and your consistency preference.

If you prefer a sweeter or less sweet flavor, you can adjust the amount of sugar to your taste.

Be sure to cook the fruits until they are soft and the liquid has reduced a bit. This will help to concentrate the flavors and give the punch a thicker consistency.

If you want an alcohol-free version, you can omit the rum or brandy.

Serve hot in cups and garnish with a little cinnamon powder and a piece of fresh fruit to give it a special and attractive touch.

If you want to save the Fruit Punch for another occasion, you can store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a few days. To heat it up again, place it in a pot over medium heat and stir until it's hot.

Enjoy your meal, Foodies!

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