The holiday spirit brings the familia together. Make it memorable with a Buchanan’s Ponche de Fruta.
1 gallon water
1 large piloncillo cone (or 12 oz. brown sugar)
3 cinnamon sticks
1 lb. tejocotes*
1.5 lbs. guavas*
.75 cup prunes, chopped
1.5 lbs apples, chopped
1 cup pears, chopped
.5 cup raisins
3 sugar cane sticks
1 cup tamarind pods, peeled (or 1 cup hibiscus flowers*)
9 oz of Buchanan’s DeLuxe Aged 12 Years Blended Scotch Whisky
Serves 6 cocktails
*Seasonal fruits can be replaced with fruits available to your region
Add water, piloncillo/brown sugar, and cinnamon sticks to a large stockpot; cook for 15 min. If you’re using tejocotes, add them now since they take longer to cook. Add the chopped guavas, apples, pears, and prunes along with the rest of the ingredients. Simmer for one hour, serve hot in mugs.