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Jeff Davis Punch

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Category: Beverages

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 pt Lemon juice
  • 3 1/2 lb Sugar; dissolve in water
  • 12 Bottles Claret
  • 1 1/2 Bottles Sherry
  • 1/2 Bottle Brandy
  • 1/4 Bottle Rum
  • 1 c Marachino
  • 3 Bottles Ginger ale
  • 6 Bottles Soda
  • 2 Lemons; slice thin
  • 1 Orange; slice thin
  • 1/2 Cucumber; slice thin


This recipe was found in the personal papers of President Jefferson Davis
and was served for the Holidays at the Confederate White House. Mix all
ingredients and garnish with thin slices of lemon, orange, and cucumber
(with peel). If too strong, water may be added until the quantity reaches 5
gallons. Best made 24 hours ahead of time, add soda and ginger ale just
before serving. Serve with plenty of ice. Source: F.F.V. RECIPE BOOK,
Museum of the Confederacy; Linda Crist, Ed., Jefferson Davis Papers;
Reprinted in the 100th Birthday Cookbook, Texas Division UDC Formatted By:
Joe & Lynda Beaugez, HSNX53A; Metairie, LA

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