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Here is a yummy cocktail for your New Year’s party. Your guests are sure to enjoy this naughty punch!

3 part lemon sorbet, divided
2 lemons (abut 9 ounces), cut into 1/8-inch-thick rounds, seeds removed
2 limes (about 7 ounces), cut into 1/8-inch-thick rounds, seeds removed
2 cups (16 ounces) gin
2 (750-milliliter) bottle chilled Champagne
Whole red maraschino cherries


Let 2 pints sorbet stand at room temperature until soft enough to be easily scooped, about 10 minutes. Arrange lemon and lime slices around sides of a small (8-cup) metal tube or Bundt pan or freezer-safe bowl. Scoop softened sorbet into pan, packing citrus slices against sides; smooth top. Cover with plastic wrap and freeze until firm, about 5 hours.

When ready to serve punch, pour gin into a large chilled punch bowl, and add remaining 1 pint sorbet. Mash sorbet with a spoon to incorporate with gin; add frozen citrus ring to bowl. Gently pour Champagne around inside of bowl; stir gently to combine with gin mixture. Garnish with maraschino cherries. Place ladle in bowl, and allow guests to serve themselves.

Thank you to Food and Wine for this great cocktail recipe!

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