1 medium orange
1 qt. apple cider
2 cups white grape juice or currant juice
¼ cup sugar
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
8 whole cloves
⅔ cup raisins
⅔ cup slivered blanched almonds
Using a vegetable peeler, cut colored portion from orange in a single spiral. Reserve orange for another purpose.
In a large pot, combine orange peel and remaining ingredients. Let stand 4 hours. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 30 minutes.
Serve hot or cold in punch cups, including some raisins and almonds in each serving.
Makes 12 servings.