Kombucha and spiced-apple punch

Fills one large punch bowl


  • 1 lemon
  • 1 large orange
  • 1 litre of cloudy apple juice
  • 2cm fresh ginger root, grated
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 whole star anise
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp all-spice
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 5-6 peppercorns
  • 1 litre of chilled kombucha

To serve

  • Small cinnamon sticks (optional)
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Take this Christmas party cocktail to the next level with spiced apple and kombucha – a gut-friendly ‘wonder tea’.



  1. Zest the lemon and orange, then cut the fruits into quarters. Place all the ingredients, apart from the kombucha in a large pan. Heat gently and let it simmer for 20 minutes on a low heat.
  2. Depending whether you like bits in your punch, filter using a sieve and leave to cool.
  3. To serve, ladle the spiced apple juice into a cup and top up with kombucha Garnish with a cinnamon stick if desired.