This punch has been served at every New Years Eve gathering at the Booy's .
Booy New Year's Punch
1 stick cinnamon
6 blanched almonds
2 cups water
4 1/3 cups tea
1 cup red currant juice (I substitute cranberry juice or red crabapple juice)
3 1/4 cup apple juice
1 1/2 cups sugar
In large pot heat water, spices, lemon peel and almonds - do not boil. Strain and put back in pan.
Add tea, juices, sugar and the juice from the lemon. Heat and serve hot.