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Jam and Juice Punch

Ingredients

Fresh strawberries

Mint leaves

Lemon wheels

Edible flowers

½ cup seedless strawberry jam

1 cup fresh lemon juice

¾ cup simple syrup

1 cup American dry gin

¼ cup Cointreau

2 cups dry sparkling white wine, chilled

2 cups soda water, chilled

Garnish: Additional fresh strawberries, mint leaves, lemon wheels, and edible flowers

Pro tip: When making punch for a party, make a backup pitcher and store it in the refrigerator, so you can refresh the punch bowl as the party is going.

Directions

  1. In an empty bundt pan or large ice molds, combine strawberries, mint leaves, lemon wheels, and edible flowers and
 top with ice cubes. Fill with water and freeze overnight.
  2. In a punch bowl, whisk jam, lemon juice, and simple syrup until smooth. Stir in gin and Cointreau, and refrigerate for 1 hour. Just before serving, add sparkling wine, soda, and ice. Finish with additional garnishes.