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  Categories: Beverages, Diabetic
       Yield: 16 servings
            Stephen Ceideburg
       4 c  Water
       1 c  Granulated sugar
       3 tb Whole cloves
       3 tb Whole allspice
       2    Sticks cinnamon
     1/4 c  Sliced candied or
            -crystallized ginger
       6 c  Apple cider
       2 c  Orange juice
     1/2 c  Lemon juice (1 lemon)
       1    Stick butter, cut into thin
      16    Cinnamon sticks, for serving
   Warm yourself with this fragrantly spiced,
   nonalcoholic beverage after a frosty night of caroling.
   Mix the water and sugar in a large non aluminum
   saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer
   5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the
   cloves, allspice, cinnamon and ginger. Let the mixture
   stand for 1 hour or longer. Strain into a bowl and
   return to the saucepan. Stir in the apple cider,
   orange juice and lemon juice. Serve in mugs with a
   slice of butter on top and a cinnamon stick.
   Note: The punch may be prepared several hours ahead
   and reheated before serving, if desired.
   From “Season’s Greetings” by Marlene Sorosky.
   Per serving: 163 calories (1 percent from protein, 68
   percent from carbohydrate, 31 percent from fat), less
   than 1 gram protein, 29 grams carbohydrate, 6 grams
   fat, 16 milligrams cholesterol, 64 milligrams sodium.
   Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 fat.
   Makes 16 6-ounce servings
   From the Portland Oregonian’s FOODday, 12/22/93.
   Posted by Stephen Ceideburg