Toasting the Holidays a Lo Latino

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Christmas Punch
Guatemala's traditional drink keeps the family warm at Christmas and New Year.
Ingredients

4 quarts water
2 fresh ... more 
Photo by: Flickr Photo/Some rights reserved by Rudy A. Giró
Christmas Punch
Guatemala's traditional drink keeps the family warm at Christmas and New Year.
Ingredients

4 quarts water
2 fresh pineapples, peeled and cubed
4 oz. raisins
4 oz. plums, coarsely chopped
2 lbs. red apples, peeled and cubed
1 papaya, peeled and cubed
2 lbs. sugar
1 cinnamon stick, plus more for serving

Directions
Pour the water in a pot and boil. Continue boiling while adding the chopped fruit, the cinnamon stick and sugar. Lower the heat to medium, and let it cook for an hour. Remove it from the heat, and let it rest for about 15 minutes. Serve in mugs while still hot, and stir with a cinnamon stick. less 
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Fri, Dec 14, 2012 6:00 PM EST

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