Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 qt Apple cider or juice

  2. 1/2 c Fresh lemon juice

  3. 1/4 c Superfine sugar

  4. 1/8 c Raisins

  5. 24 oz Bottle sparkling cider

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Stir together the apple cider, lemon juice and sugar.

  2. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  3. While the *venom* is chilling, use some of it to make the ice cubes.

  4. Fill an ie cube tray halfway with some of the venom.

  5. Let freeze until solid.

  6. Put one or two raisins "flies" into each ice cube, top off with more venom.

  7. Freeze until solid.

  8. When ice cubes are frozen, pour the venom into a large pitcher or punch bowl, add sparkling cider and stir gently.

  9. You may either add ice cubes to the venom, or divide the ice cubes among glasses before filling.

  10. Washington Post Oct 23, l996 == Courtesy of Dale & Gail Shipp, Columbia Md. ==


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