Avery Island Punch

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cassis (currant-flavored liqueur)
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons triple sec (orange-flavored liqueur)
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2/3 cup cranberry juice cocktail
  • 2 pineapples, quartered lengthwise
  • 2 oranges, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 4 limes, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 4 red and firm-fleshed apples, such as Cortland or Empire, or firm-fleshed pears, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 4 (750-milliliter) chilled bottles sparkling white wine

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients except wine into a large punch bowl or container.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for up to 1 hour before serving.
  3. Just before serving, pour in sparkling wine.

Yield: eight 14-ounce servings

Nutrition information per serving: protein: .86 g; fat: .51 g; carbohydrate: 26.3 g; fiber: 2.2 g; sodium: 11 mg; cholesterol: 0; calories: 240

Source: Country Living on-line