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Topaz Punch Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sylvia Johnson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. red maraschino cherries
1/2 c. green maraschino cherries
5 c. softened lemon sherbet
1 (6 oz.) can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
1 (6 oz.) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
1 qt. water
1/4 c. sugar
2 (24 oz.) bottles white grape juice

Directions:
Directions:
Arrange red and green cherries in the bottom of a jello mold. Spoon sherbet over cherries. pressing to make a firm ring. Cover and place in coldest part of the freezer until very firm.
In large container, make punch base, by combining orange juice, lemonade, water and sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Store in refrigerator.
Shortly before serving, remove mold and place in punch bowl. Pour chilled punch base in bowl. Add grape juice and stir gently.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20 (5 oz.)

 

 

 

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