what is your favorite punch recipe?

Posted on: Fri, 01/02/2004 - 12:41pm
batrice's picture
Joined: 04/14/2003 - 09:00

i would like to introduce my kids to the wonderful world of punch, yummy [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
when i was growing up, every birthday party had homemade punch. in today's world of cola and koolaid, you don't see it except maybe at bridal or wedding showers.
what is your favorite, and how do you make it?

mommy to gabriel 11-25-00
who is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, eggs, grape, potato, rice, soybean, and tomato
and michael 6-16-03
exclusively breastfed

step mom to:
isaiah 06-18-96
rebekah 09-13-97

Posted on: Fri, 01/02/2004 - 2:03pm
pgrubbs's picture
Joined: 10/27/2003 - 09:00

Love this one- it's almost healthy!
1 bottle cranberry juice, 1 bottle pineapple juice, 1 2 litre (I don't use all of it) ginger ale.
I like to mix the juices and keep them in the fridge so I can just add the ginger ale as needed,

Posted on: Fri, 01/02/2004 - 11:57pm
Donni's picture
Joined: 11/06/2000 - 09:00

Ugh...I see you are dealing with a grape allergy and my best kids punch has grape juice in it! It's 2:1 orange juice:white grape juice and then add 7-Up to taste. I have made it with pineapple juice in place of the grape juice--very good if you drop frozen strawberries in the punch bowl!
I always start out with orange juice--packs a bit of nutrition into the punch--and add whatever I think would go well and is a bit sweeter than orange juice. I also try to stay with light colored juices...saves on carpet cleaning!
(Gotta add...for adults, pineapple and grapefruit juices with vodka is wonderful! In hot weather, serve it really, really cold with a mint leaf on top! So refreshing!)

Posted on: Sat, 01/03/2004 - 5:51am
AJSMAMA's picture
Joined: 06/12/2002 - 09:00

Mine is super simple:
Raspberry sorbet and 7-up.
I have never made this for my PA child so I am not sure of a safe sorbet. It is so delicious though.

Posted on: Sat, 01/03/2004 - 8:26am
Codyman's picture
Joined: 08/14/2002 - 09:00

[b]Holiday Cranberry Punch[/b]
Mix together:
4 cups cranberry cocktail
2 cups orange juice
1 cup pineapple juice
3/4 cup lemon juice
3/4 cup sugar
Add and Mix:
1 large bottle gingerale
Add orange slices to garnish
We make this punch for birthdays as well!!

Posted on: Tue, 01/06/2004 - 8:42am
Renee111064's picture
Joined: 07/05/2001 - 09:00

Hawaiian Punch, Pineapple juice, then scoop in some sherbet and pour 7-Up or Gingerale over the sherbet to make it frothy!
almost forgot, add orange, lime or lemon slices too!
[This message has been edited by Renee111064 (edited January 06, 2004).]

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