Eerie Witches’ Brew Recipe

Eerie Witches’ Brew Recipe

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Get ready to be spooked by this eerie witches’ brew. A smoking cauldron of punch made with grapes and orange peel masquerading as eyeballs and worms.

A wonderful way to serve up a spooky punch this Halloween season! A cauldron giving off an eerie mist fitting as a witches' brew, with grapes and orange peel posing as eyeballs and worms.

Prep: 25 mins
Chill: 6 hrs
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 6 hrs 30 mins


  • 4 cups cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1 cup candied ginger, chopped
  • 3 oranges
  • 12 oz apple juice concentrate, thawed frozen
  • 6 oz limeade concentrate, thawed frozen
  • 2 cups seedless grapes
  • 4 cups water
  • 32 oz ginger ale
  • 2 lb dry ice


  1. In a 1- to 2-quart pan, bring 1 cup of cranberry juice and candied ginger to a boil over high heat.

  2. Boil, uncovered, about 2 minutes, set aside.
  3. With a vegetable peeler, pare peel (colored part only) from oranges; cut peel into thin 2-inch-long worms; or use an Oriental shredder to make long shreds.

  4. Add orange peel to cranberry mixture.
  5. Cover and chill at least 4 hours or as long as overnight.
  6. Juice oranges; put juice in a 6- to 8-quart pan or heavy bowl.

  7. Stir in cranberry-ginger mixture, the 3 cups cranberry juice, apple concentrate, limeade, grapes and water.

  8. If made ahead, cover and chill up to 2 hours.
  9. Add ginger ale and about a 1 pound piece of dry ice

  10. (DO NOT put small pieces in punch or cups) ice should smolder at least 30 minutes.

  11. Ladle into cups. Add any remaining ice when bubbling ceases.


  • Sugar: 37g
  • :
  • Calcium: 27mg
  • Calories: 162kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 41g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 148mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 19mg
  • Vitamin A: 97IU
  • Vitamin C: 55mg
Nutrition Disclaimer
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