Double Orange Champagne Punch

Number of servings

ingredients

  • 6 Sunkist® oranges, one cut in cartwheels for garnish
  • 1 Pinch of sugar
  • 2 750 mL bottles champagne, chilled
  • 1 liter club soda, chilled
  • 0.5 cup orange-flavored liqueur
  • 0.5 cup brandy (optional)
  • 6 ice cubes
  • 1 Sunkist lemon, cut in cartwheels for garnish
Directions
  1. Zest and then juice 5 of the oranges, put juice aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, briefly sauté the zest over medium heat until fragrant, then put cooked zest aside.
  3. Pour juice into saucepan and add a pinch of sugar, cook over medium heat and reduce by about half. Then add zest to the juice.
  4. Remove the orange juice and zest from heat and refrigerate until cool.
  5. In a large punch bowl, combine the champagne, club soda, orange juice and zest mixture, orange liqueur and brandy.
  6. Add ice.
  7. Float orange and lemon cartwheel slices on top.