Orange-Apricot Mimosa Punch





1 cup orange liqueur

1/2 cup sugar

4 cups orange-tangerine juice, chilled

2 cups apricot nectar, chilled

1 can (6 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed

1 bottle (1 liter) club soda, chilled

1 bottle (750 milliliters) champagne or other sparkling wine, chilled

Thinly sliced oranges




In a punch bowl, combine liqueur and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Stir in orange-tangerine juice, apricot nectar and orange juice concentrate. Just before serving, stir in soda and champagne. Top with orange slices.