You are here: Home » Recipes » Hot Cranberry Punch Hot Cranberry Punch Recipe by American Profile Yield 12 servings Cranberry juice, orange juice, and lemonade spiced with cinnamon and cloves make a delicious holiday punch. PrintEmail Hot Cranberry Punch is easy to make and handy to have in the refrigerator when guests come calling at holiday time. It's also wonderful to drink at night on a cold winter day. Ingredients 2 quarts cranberry-apple juice2 quarts cranberry juice1 cup orange juice1 1/2 cups sugar1 cup lemonade4 cinnamon sticks20 whole cloves30 red-hot candies3/4 to 1 cup rum, optional Instructions Combine the juices, sugar, lemonade, spices, candies, and rum, if using, in a 5-quart stockpot. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1 hour. Remove spices. Cool and refrigerate until serving time. Reheat in a microwave-safe container. Recipe by Cindy Sickbert, Rushville, Ind.