Cinnamon flavors lots of holiday drinks, from eggnog to mulled wine. Here it appears in a juicy punch that's delicious spiked with Grand Marnier or Cognac.
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2 1/ 4 cups fresh orange juice
Strips of zest from 2 navel oranges
Three 3-inch-long cinnamon sticks, broken into pieces
3 cups fresh orange juice
2 cups fresh red grapefruit juice
1 tablespoon grenadine syrup
2 1/2 cups cold grapefruit soda (20 ounces)
Orange slices and ground cinnamon, for garnish
How to Make It
Step 1 MAKE THE PUNCH
In a saucepan, boil the orange juice, zest and cinnamon sticks over moderately high heat until reduced to 1 cup, 8 minutes. Strain and let cool.
Step 2 MAKE THE PUNCH
In a large glass pitcher, combine the orange reduction with the orange and grapefruit juices and the grenadine. Stir well and refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour. Just before serving, pour in the grapefruit soda. Dust the orange slices with cinnamon and serve in the punch.
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