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Hot Spiced Concord Grape Juice


To usher in Halloween, you'll need a proper roiling, steaming brew -- like those conjured in the best witches' kitchens.

  • Yield: Makes 1 gallon

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 1999


  • 1 gallon Concord grape juice
  • 8 cardamom pods
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. In a medium stockpot, combine Concord grape juice, cardamom pods, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat. Simmer the mixture until the juice becomes infused with the spices, about 20 minutes. Serve immediately, or keep warm until ready to serve.

Cook's Notes

If fresh Concord grape juice is not available from your local farmer's market, the supermarket variety will work fine.

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  • Elizabeth-M-DePre
    29 OCT, 2013
    This sounds delicious & looks awesomely spooky! Any suggestions for liquor to add to the recipe that would mix well? I am by far no cocktail connoisseur & would like suggestions. I was thinking possibly goldschlager or maybe spiced rum?
  • sunlitsepia
    1 NOV, 2011
    I made this for our Halloween party and it was delicious! We called it "Blue Blood Punch"