Maple Spiced Rum Punch

Total Time 25 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 8 servings


  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground allspice
  • ¼ tsp ground clove
  • 1 ½ cup dark rum
  • ¾ cup pure unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 2/3 cup dark pure maple syrup
  • 1 liter cranberry or black cherry seltzer
  • chilled ice or ice ring


  • Heat apple juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and clove in a small saucepan over high heat until just starting to simmer, whisking occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and let sit 20 minutes or refrigerate overnight.
  • Line a sieve with a couple layers of cheesecloth.
  • Pour the apple juice and spice mixture through the sieve into a punch bowl.
  • Whisk in rum, cranberry juice and maple syrup.
  • Pour in seltzer water and gently stir to combine.
  • Add ice or ice ring.


This recipe was provided by Katherine P Webster from Healthy Seasonal Recipes, as part of the Healthy Aperture blogger partnership. 

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