Christmas songs have been written about this traditional holiday punch, and more than one culture embraces it. And with good reason.
- Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan or Dutch oven and bring to a boil.
- Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes.
- Uncover and simmer an additional 30 minutes.
- Strain and discard the spices.
- Serve hot.
Total time: 1 Hr 15 Min
Recipe editor Patricia Mitchell