No Booze Christmas Punch

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Sip the Season with No Booze Christmas Punch. The holiday season is all about sharing moments with loved ones, and nothing sets the festive mood quite like a delicious Christmas punch. Whether you’re hosting a family gathering, a holiday party, or just want to enjoy a cozy evening by the fireplace, a well-crafted punch is the perfect beverage to serve. In this blog post, I’ll introduce you to a delightful non-alcoholic Christmas punch that’s both refreshing and full of flavor.

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No Booze Christmas Punch

Imagine sipping from a glass filled with the flavors of the season, and you’re right on track with this non-alcoholic Christmas punch. It’s a harmonious blend of sweet and tangy, offering a delightful combination of fruitiness, citrusy zing, and a touch of effervescence. Here’s how it all comes together:

  • Cranberry Pineapple Juice: The base of this punch is a 64-ounce bottle of cranberry pineapple juice, which contributes a sweet-tart profile with a hint of tropical notes. It’s perfectly chilled to offer a refreshing foundation.
  • Frozen Lemonade Concentrate: The frozen lemonade concentrate adds a burst of citrusy brightness, making each sip feel like a ray of sunshine on a winter day. It balances the sweetness of the cranberry pineapple juice.
  • Raspberry Sherbet or Sorbet: This ingredient is the secret to the punch’s creamy texture and a burst of berry goodness. It not only adds a luscious mouthfeel but also a vibrant red hue that screams ‘Christmas.’
  • Ginger Ale: The ginger ale is what gives this punch its effervescence and a pleasant zing. It cuts through the sweetness and provides a gentle, warming spice note that evokes the spirit of the season.
  • Optional. Optional, you can add alcohol if you want. vodka, gin, or tequila would all be good.

The result is a beverage that’s a delightful combination of flavors and textures. It’s sweet, tangy, creamy, and effervescent—all at once. The raspberry sherbet adds a rich, fruity depth that plays perfectly against the zesty lemonade and ginger ale.

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Method

  1. In a 2 quart punch bowl or pitcher, add the cranberry pineapple juice and lemonade concentrate until well blended.
  2. Drop mounds of sherbet on top of the punch.
  3. Pour the ginger ale over the sherbet.
  4. Serve immediately.
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To prepare the cups

You’ll need:

  • light corn syrup
  • colored sugar sprinkles
  1. Lightly dip the rim of each cup into the light corn syrup.
  2. Immediately dip the rim of the cups in colored sugar.
  3. Allow cups to dry completely on waxed paper prior to serving.

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No Booze Christmas Punch

This non-alcoholic Christmas punch is the perfect drink for the holiday season. It’s a blend of cranberry pineapple juice, frozen lemonade concentrate, raspberry sherbet or sorbet, and ginger ale, creating a sweet, tangy, and effervescent beverage that’s perfect for sharing with friends and family. The raspberry sherbet not only adds a festive touch but also a creamy texture that makes every sip a delight.

Whether you’re serving it at a family Christmas dinner or a festive gathering with friends, this punch is sure to spread holiday cheer and put everyone in the spirit of the season. It’s simple to prepare and can be easily customized to suit your taste preferences.

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Christmas Punch FAQ

Can I make this punch ahead of time?

Yes, you can prepare this punch ahead of time. However, it’s best to add the ginger ale just before serving to keep the fizziness.

Can I use a different type of sherbet or sorbet?

Absolutely! While raspberry sherbet complements the flavors and gives the punch a festive look, you can experiment with other flavors like orange, strawberry, or lime if you prefer.

Can I make a larger batch for a bigger crowd?

Certainly. You can scale up the recipe to accommodate a larger number of guests. Just make sure you have a suitable container to mix and serve the punch.

Can I make it even sweeter if I have a sweet tooth?

You can adjust the sweetness by adding a bit more frozen lemonade concentrate or by using a sweeter cranberry pineapple juice. Taste as you go to find your perfect balance.

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In conclusion, this non-alcoholic Christmas punch is a delightful addition to your holiday celebrations. It’s a blend of sweet and tangy flavors, with a touch of creaminess and effervescence that captures the essence of the season. Cheers to creating warm memories with this festive beverage!

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No Booze Christmas Punch

The holiday season is all about sharing moments with loved ones, and nothing sets the festive mood quite like a delicious Christmas punch.
Author: Paula
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Servings: 2 quarts
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Ingredients

  • 1 64 ounce bottle cranberry pineapple juice chilled
  • 1 container frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 1 pint raspberry sherbet or sorbet
  • 2 to 3 cups ginger ale chilled

To prepare the cups:

  • ¼ cup light corn syrup
  • ¼ to ½ cup colored sugar sprinkles

Instructions

  • In a 2 quart punch bowl or pitcher, add the cranberry pineapple juice and lemonade concentrate until well blended.
  • Drop mounds of sherbet on top of the punch.
  • Pour the ginger ale over the sherbet.
  • Serve immediately.

To prepare the cups

  • Lightly dip the rim of each cup into the light corn syrup. Immediately dip the rim of the cups in colored sugar. Allow cups to dry completely on waxed paper prior to serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 495kcal | Carbohydrates: 117g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 4mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 99g | Vitamin A: 0.03IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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