So many yummy ponche recipes around during the holidays, here is an easy one (because I'm all about easy) courtesy of mixologist (and Salvadoreña) Deysi Álvarez.
Make sure you check out the rest of her ponche recipes (in Spanish) including a fabulous ponche Salvadoreño.
Ponche de miel y toronja
3 tablespoons honey
1 cup chamomile and rum infusion (see below)
1 1/2 lemon
1 (16oz) bottle of sparkling mineral water
cinnamon sticks and/or star anise to decorate
*for the chamomile and rum infusion
1 cup rum
2 tablespoons chamomile tea
In a cup mix rum and chamomile tea and let it sit for 45 min. Once it's ready, strain and pour mix in a pitcher. Juice lemons and grapefruit in a juicer and then add juice to pitcher. Add honey and mix through. Pour in fancy glasses ( : and add sparkling mineral water to each glass. Decorate with cinnamon sticks and star anise.