Instant Pot Mexican Christmas Punch

Instant Pot Christmas Traditional Mexican Ponche

Every year Christmas comes with a variety of delicious recipes to prepare and enjoy with family.

This Mexican Christmas Punch is a great recipe and you can enjoy it not only in Mexico but all over the world 🙂

This beverage is warm and filled with the sweetness of the Piloncillo cone. It surely going to be a crowd-pleaser.

Healthy and natural.

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What is Mexican Ponche?

Instant Pot Christmas Tradicional Mexican Ponche, a traditionally prepared beverage loved hot during the Christmas Holidays.

Mexican Ponche is made with water, fresh and dried fruits like Tamarind, Prunes, Hibiscus flower tea, Tejocote, cinnamon sticks, Raisins, and Piloncillo, etc.

Can I skip the Piloncillo cone?

Yes. No Piloncillo cones? No problem. Utilize brown sugar instead.

Can I skip the Teejocotes?

Yes. You shouldn't but you can! Utilize an extra apple instead.

Instant Pot Christmas Traditional Mexican Ponche

What else can I add?

Play around with the recipe ingredients and add a different variety of fresh and dry fruits according to your region.

Feel free to skip any fruit that can't be available to you.

Can I make it ahead of time?

Of course, in fact, it is better to give thee drink time and let the flavors mix well.

You can prepare this Christmas Ponche ahead of time and refrigerate it for a day or two.

Don't forget to warm it up before serving.

How to make

Gather the necessary ingredients.

Instant Pot Christmas Traditional Mexican Ponche

Pour a cup of water into the pot and add a piloncillo cone and cinnamon stick.

Saute at high for 15 minutes.

Instant Pot Christmas Traditional Mexican Ponche

Now add in all the other ingredients.

Set the pot to high pressure for 30 minutes.

Instant Pot Christmas Traditional Mexican Ponche

Do a Quick Release. 

Instant Pot Christmas Traditional Mexican Ponche

Dish out and enjoy.

Instant Pot Christmas Traditional Mexican Ponche

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Instant Pot Christmas Traditional Mexican Ponche

Instant Pot Mexican Christmas Punch

A traditional warm Mexican drink infused with soothing flavors perfect for a Christmas evening…
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Course: Beverages
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: christmas, fruit punch, Mexican Christmas Punch, punch
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 5
Author: Corrie

Ingredients

  • 1 guava sliced
  • 1 prune sliced
  • 1 apple sliced
  • 1 pear sliced
  • 1 tamarind
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 piloncillo cone (Brown sugar cone)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup tejocote
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 1 cup hibiscus flower tea

Instructions

  • Pour a cup of water into the Instant Pot and add a piloncillo cone and cinnamon stick.
  • Saute at high for 15 minutes.
  • Press "cancel" and add the other ingredients.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 30 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick pressure release.
  • Serve warm and enjoy 🙂

Nutrition

Calories: 68kcal Carbohydrates: 17g Protein: 1g Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 1g Sodium: 4mg Potassium: 196mg Fiber: 4g Sugar: 10g Vitamin A: 152IU Vitamin C: 42mg Calcium: 19mg Iron: 1mg

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Notes

Feel free to add more water if you'd like. 
Feel free to take out the tejocote if you don't have some.
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1 thought on “Instant Pot Mexican Christmas Punch

  1. Corrie,
    This recipe will surely warm the cockles of many hearts, mine included. Thank you so much. May you have an holiday season that gives you lots of fun and laughs and giggles and love and hugs with those especially important to you.
    Cheryl

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