This "handy" recipe will be a big hit with kids and adults alike. The frozen "hand" is sure to scare anyone daring to take a drink of this mysterious punch.
While can us the Mystery Hand recipe with any type of recipe, Here is a drink recipe everyone can enjoy. To make the punch, you need:
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground ginger
2 quarts cider or apple juice
3 cups water
1 can (12 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate
In a large pitcher or gallon size glass jar, stir lemon juice and ginger until blended. Add cider or apple juice, water and orange juice concentrate and stir until blended.
Cover and chill at least 1 hour. To serve cold, place punch in a large chilled punch bowl. Add frozen hand (see below).
To make frozen hand:
Food coloring (adding some cherry juice concentrate as the color will give it a frozen swirl look)
Add food coloring or cherry juice to water until you've reached the desired color. Fill glove with water, fastening end with a twist tie or rubber band. Hang glove from a shelf in the freezer and freeze overnight. When frozen, pull glove from ice and place the hand in the punch.