Cranberry Cherry Punch
This crimson-colored beverage is wonderful for Christmas and looks festive in a glass punch bowl.
3 1/2 quarts (18 servings)
1/3 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
2 slices lemon, cut into 6 wedges
1 package (3 ounces) cherry gelatin
1 cup boiling water
3 cups cold water
6 cups cranberry juice, chilled
3/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
1 liter ginger ale, chilled
Place several cranberries and a piece of lemon in each compartment of an ice cube tray; fill with water and freeze.
In a punch bowl or large container, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir in the cold water, cranberry juice and lemonade concentrate. Just before serving, stir in ginger ale. Serve over cranberry-lemon ice cubes.
1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 99 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 17 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fruit.