Wormy Swamp Punch

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Chef Test Kitchens Consultant at Land O'Lakes
A frozen orange ice ring floats in a swampy sea of pineapple-flavored punch in this Halloween beverage recipe.

Yield: 28 (1/2-cup) servings

20 assorted gummy worms (not the sour variety)
1 (0.15-ounce) package artificially-flavored orange unsweetened soft drink concentrate, prepared according to package directions.
1 (2-liter) bottle lemon-lime soda
1 (46-ounce) can pineapple juice
1 (0.13-ounce) package artificially-flavored lemon-lime unsweetened soft drink concentrate
Gummy worms, gummy fish, gummy alligators, etc., if desired


Press about 20 gummy worms into bottom of 12-cup Bundt® or tube pan. Pour 6 cups prepared orange-flavored drink mix over gummy worms in pan. Cover; freeze until frozen (at least 24 hours).

At serving time, place soda, pineapple juice and lemon lime drink mix into punch bowl. Stir to mix. Run bottom of Bundt® pan under warm water to release ice ring. Place ice ring in punch bowl.

Garnish with gummy worms and other gummy candies, if desired.

*Substitute 6 cups of any prepared non-carbonated orange drink.

Recipe Tips:
- If you don’t have a round pan to form the ice ring, you can make wormy ice cubes. Place a gummy worm in each ice cube tray cup and fill with orange drink mix.

- Large plastic punch bowls are available at party supply stores. Make sure the top opening is at least 11 inches so that the ice ring will fit.
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