Halloween Pumpkin Punch



1 person


5 mins




For the Punch:

  • 750 ml bottle of spiced rum
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup spiced syrup
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 1/2 cups sparking water
  • Cinnamon sticks for garnish
  • Large pumpkin or punchbowl

For the spiced syrup:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 6 allspice berries
  • 1 cinnamon stick broken in pieces
  • 1 star anise pod
  • 6 white peppercorns
  • 1/2 nutmeg cracked


For the spiced syrup:

  1. Add the spices to a small saucepan over medium heat. Gently shake to avoid burning.
  2. When toasted and aromatic, add the water and sugar. Continually stir until the sugar is dissolved. Bring to a simmer and turn the heat to low. Let simmer for 10 minutes, and then remove from heat, and strain.
  3. Let it cool to room temperature before using.

For the punch:

  1. In a large bowl, add the spiced rum, orange juice, lemon juice, spiced syrup, and pumpkin puree. Mix well to combine.
  2. Once mixed, pour the mixture through strainer into a large pitcher and chill until ready to serve.
  3. Meanwhile, place a large bowl into a hollowed pumpkin.
  4. Pour the mixture into the punchbowl and add the sparkling water. Gently stir to combine.

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