Lemon Thyme Gin Punch

Author: Canadian Living

This punch packs a punch. Keep the recipe on hand for summertime celebrations as well as throughout the winter holidays.

  • Portion size 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 lemon
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 6 fresh thyme sprig
  • 2 gingerroot
  • 1 bottle (750 ml) gin
  • 1 bottle (750 ml) ginger ale
  • 1 ice ring
Garnish:
  • lemon slices
  • fresh thyme sprigs

Method

Peel 2 of the lemons, avoiding white pith. Juice all lemons.

In saucepan, combine lemon peel, lemon juice, sugar, thyme, ginger and 5 cups (1.25 L) water; bring to boil over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Boil for 2 minutes. Strain into punch bowl; refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.

Stir gin into punch. Just before serving, stir in ginger ale; add ice ring.

Garnish: Float lemon and thyme on punch.

Nutritional facts Pper serving: about

  • Sodium 7 mg
  • Protein trace
  • Calories 171.0
  • Total fat 0 g
  • Potassium 23 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 18 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 0.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 13.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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