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Blood-Moon Punch
Martha Stewart's Blood-Moon Punch recipe
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Set the scene for a thriller night with a ginger-grape punch topped with a giant floating orange moon (candy bats optional).

Equipment needed: Bowl with an 8-inch diameter and large punch bowl


  • Moon

    • 4 cups orange juice
    • 4 cups water
  • Punch

    • 8 cups concord grape juice
    • 4½ cups (or 3 cans) ginger soda
    • 3 cups (or 2 cans) seltzer
    • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice


For the ice moon, freeze a mixture of orange juice and water in a bowl that is 8 inches in diameter. In a large punch bowl, gently stir together Concord grape juice, ginger soda, seltzer and lime juice. To release the moon, dip the bottom of the frozen bowl in hot water until the ice starts to melt at the edges. Remove the bowl from the water and turn it onto a plate. Place the moon in the punch, flat-side up, and arrange candy bats on top (optional).

Spike grown-ups glasses with an ounce of vodka (optional).