Admiral’s Rum and Brandy Punch

admiral rum and brandy punch_CRDT Marshall GordonTangy flavors of apricot, pineapple and grapefruit mingle with the subtle spices of rum and brandy in this warming punch.

1 cup apricot purée
2 cups pineapple juice
1/2 cup white grapefruit juice
1/2 cup light rum
1/4 cup brandy
Tools: saucepan
Glass: heatproof punch cups or glasses
Garnish: lime wedges

Combine the apricot puree and juices in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to a low simmer. Lower the heat and simmer gently for two minutes more, then add the rum and brandy. Place a lime wedge in four heatproof glasses and divide the warm punch evenly. Serves four.

Mary Lou Heiss and Robert J. Heiss, Hot Drinks (Ten Speed Press, 2007)