Usually we think of hot drinks for “winter use only!” Step outside of the usual, and have this punch in the dead of the summer heat (though we still recommend air conditioning).
You will be pleased by the simple combination of pineapple and cranberry juice with a touch of cloves and cinnamon. Just sweet enough with a slight edge of cranberry juice, this is a surprisingly fun hot drink…even for Summer! Or pour it over ice and serve it chilled!
Fix-It and Forget-It Revised & Updated pg. 258
Makes 12 1-cup servings
Prep. Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 6 hours
Ideal slow-cooker size: 5 ½ qt.
1 tsp. whole cloves
5 cups pineapple juice
5 cups cranberry juice
2 ¼ cups water
½ cup brown sugar
2 cinnamon sticks
¼ tsp. salt
1. Place cloves in small cheesecloth bag or tea ball.
2. Mix together all ingredients in slow cooker.
3. Cook on Low 6 hours.
Serving suggestion: Serve hot or cold.