This is a great Holiday Punch........ or, anytime of the year!
1 1/4 C Water
1 1/4 C Dark Brown Sugar
2 Cinnamon Sticks, broken in half.
4 Whole Cloves
2 - 4" Strips of Orange Peel
2 - 750 ml. Bottles of Hearty Burgundy
1 C Fresh Orange Juice
1/2 C Fresh Lemon Juice
4 C Brandy......... the best you can afford!
1 Whole Nutmeg
1 - Ladle of Brandy to be flambeed over the punch bowl!
In a large Stock Pot:
Bring to a boil just until the sugar is completely dissolved.
Wine and heat on low.
Pour it into a heatproof glass or ceramic punch bowl.
Fill a Ladle with Brandy and ignite it over the punch bowl.
Pour it into the bowl.
Add remaining Brandy.
Grate some fresh Nutmeg of the Punch.
Peace in the Kitchen!