Hands on time: 20 min.
Total time: 2 hrs. 30 min.
3 cups cold water
3/4 cup family gourmet sugar
5 cinamon sticks
1 bottle Welch's Sparkling Red or Sparkling White Grape Juice Cocktail, chilled
1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup lemon juice
3 bottles (16 oz. each) lemon-lime soda, chilled
Ice cubes made with Welch's Sparkling Red or Sparkling White Grape Juice Cocktail
1) In medium saucepan, combine water, sugar and cinnamon sticks to make cinnamon syrup. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
2) Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks, cover and refrigerate two hours.
3) In a large punch bowl, combine cinnamon syrup, Sparkling Read or Sparkling White Grape Juice Cocktail, orange juice, lemon juice and soda. Add ice cubes. If desired, garnish punch with additional cinnamon sticks or float fruitfilled ice cubes, orange, lemon or lime slices. Makes about 30 1/2- cup servings.