Oct 15 2009

Recipe: Harvest Moonshine – For When the Cold Leaves You No Place To Go

Published by at 7:49 pm under Beverages,Recipes

by Aphrodite Lee

Chilly nights are upon us, but by no means should we just hibernate and wait out the cold wishing for Spring’s sweet kiss.

This is the perfect time of year to institute family game night. If you don’t already have this night set up as part of your regular routine, falling temps is an excellent opportunity to get it going.

Craving something more than just a night with the kids?  Why not have a few friends come over for a pot luck dinner and great conversation. Even a game or two! You come up with the theme and then run with it.  I say any excuse for a party is always a good one!

You can wow your guests with this awesome drink recipe that everyone will surely love. The original recipe actually takes about 6 months (and sometimes longer) before it is ready. Fortunately this variation is much simpler and less time consuming.

Have fun with this!


What You Need:

6  cups water
3 cans cranberry juice concentrate
1 can frozen orange juice concentrate
1 quart apple juice
1 cup lemon juice
1 cup brown sugar
1  cup  rum (or 3 tablespoons rum flavoring)
6  cinnamon sticks
1 teaspoon nutmeg
25  whole cloves
3 apples
2 oranges

What You Need To Do:

* In a LARGE pot add water, brown sugar, cinnamon sticks, nutmeg and cloves then bring to a boil over high heat.
* Reduce heat and let simmer 6 – 7 minutes.
* Strain to remove all spices.
* Add apples and oranges(sliced), apple juice, lemon juice, cranberry and orange juice concentrate and all other remaining ingredients then cook over medium heat until mixture is thoroughly blended.
* Remove from heat and let stand for approximately 5 minutes then get out your mugs and serve!

Enjoy and please drink responsibly.

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2 responses so far

2 Responses to “Recipe: Harvest Moonshine – For When the Cold Leaves You No Place To Go”

  1. Dru Munkieboion 20 Oct 2009 at 9:30 am

    Mmmm, gimme gimme gimme, I need I need! LOL

  2. Help Losing Weighton 07 Nov 2009 at 12:31 pm

    Very nice information. Thanks for this. I am going to add this to my bookmarks. Keep up the good posts.

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