Candy Cane Punch

Recipe by Taste of Home©

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 jars (12 ounces each) strawberry jelly
  • 2 liters lemon-lime soda, divided
  • 2 quarts peppermint stick ice cream
  • Miniature candy canes, optional

 

Directions:

  1. In a large saucepan, melt jelly with 2 cups soda. Chill the jelly mixture and remaining soda.
  2. Just before serving, place 6 cups ice cream in a punch bowl. Gently stir in jelly mixture. Add remaining soda. Add remaining ice cream by scoopfuls.
  3. Garnish with candy canes if desired.

 

 

Nutrition Facts:

1 cup: 270 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 73mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Candy Cane Punch in Crafting Traditions November/December 1999