Auntie's Hot Xmas Punch

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (3 ratings)

Serve in a

Toddy glass

Garnish:

Cinnamon stick

How to make:

POUR all ingredients into glass and stir. MICROWAVE for 40 seconds (vary time depending on your microwave oven), stir again and serve.

1 1/2 fl oz Pedro Ximénez sherry
2 1/4 fl oz Cognac (brandy)
3/4 fl oz Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
3 fl oz Apple juice (cloudy & unsweetened)
4 dash Peychaud's or other Creole-style bitters
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Review:

Ximénez sherry contributing sweetness and a rich Christmas pudding-like flavour to this hot punch.

History:

Created by yours truly to serve live on Christmas Eve 2002 during a broadcast on BBC Radio Four. 'Auntie' is a nickname for the BBC and the drink uses the traditional punch proportions of 1 sour, 2 sweet, 3 strong and 4 weak.

Nutrition:

One serving of Auntie's Hot Xmas Punch contains 310 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 2.2 standard drinks
  • 13.67% alc./vol. (27.34° proof)
  • 30.9 grams of pure alcohol
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