From Tried Recipes, “The Popular Book with the Personal Touch”, 1950 edition. The perfect simple party punch!
1 bottle cabernet
2 litres lemonade
1 litre soda water
1 sliced lemon
1 cup sugar
1 wine glass of brandy Freshly grated nutmeg Cinnamon stick
Mix all ingredients over ice in a punch bowl to serve.
Miss Mowbray of Manukau Rd, Parnell, who contributed this recipe, obviously knew how to have a good time and make sure her guests didn’t overindulge. She advises those making her recipe “for a dance, add an extra bottle of lemonade”.