Amber Orange Tea Punch
|Water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Orange juice||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Cinnamon sticks||2 , cracked|
|Ginger ale||64 Ounce, chilled (2 Bottles)|
In a small heavy saucepan (preferably nonmetallic), bring the water to a boil over moderately high heat about 2 minutes.
Pour the boiling water into a 1 quart heatproof pitcher, add the tea bags, and steep for 8 minutes or until the tea is as strong as desired.
Remove and discard the tea bags.
Pour 1 cup of the orange juice into the same saucepan and add the sugar, cinnamon sticks, and cloves.
Bring to a boil, lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 5 minutes.
Remove the orange juice mixture from the heat and pour it into a 2 quart heatproof bowl or pitcher.
Stir in the remaining orange juice and the tea, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
Just before serving, strain into a punch bowl or pitcher and stir in the ginger ale.