Christmas Rum Punch
You will need for 18 persons: 60 cloves 2 bottles cider fresh oranges cinnamon
1 bottle brandy ground nutmeg
1 bottle dark rum
4 tablespoons sugar or sugar syrup
1 Stick about 10 cloves into each orange and bake these until the rind becomes brown.
2 Put the baked oranges into a warmed punch bowl and add the brandy, rum and sugar.
3 Stir the mixture thoroughly, and set it alight.
4 Slowly add the cider, putting out the flame.
5 Sprinkle the top with cinnamon and nutmeg.
6 Stir and spoon into punch cups.