How to Make Punch

How to Make PunchPunch is a perfect drink for parties or family occasions. Fruit punch is a delicious beverage for both adults and children. Beside, those adults who want to relax and have more fun can drink a glass of alcoholic punch. Let's find out how to make punch.

The recipe of punch was brought to England from India in the 16th century. As you see, it's an Indian beverage, but modern recipes of punch surely differ from the original one.

Classic Indian punch was made with only five ingredients: sugar, rum, lemon juice, tea, and hot water. Today a lot of different ingredients may be used. Fruit and even spices are added instead of lemon juice. There are many substitutes for rum as well, for instance juice, champagne, wine, vodka, etc. Juice is used to make non-alcoholic punch. There are a large number of punch recipes. Let's try to make this delicious cocktail!

Fruit Punch Recipe


  • 1 cup grapefruit juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups lemonade
  • 1 1/2 bottles sparkling white grape juice
  • 1 orange
  • grapes

Slice the orange. Mix grapefruit juice and orange slices in a large bowl. Then pour lemonade and stir. Add sparkling grape juice. Garnish the drink with grapes and orange slices. Put some ice if you want.

Apple Punch Recipe


  • 4 cups apple juice
  • 2 cups cranberry juice
  • 1 1/2 bottles champagne
  • 1 red apple
  • 1 cup orange juice

Combine apple, cranberry and orange juice in a bowl and stir well. If it isn't cold enough, refrigerate a little. Pour champagne into the drink just before serving. Don't stir. Peel and slice the apple. Float apples slices on top and serve.

Vodka Punch Recipe


  • 8 cups cranberry juice
  • 1 bottle vodka
  • 2 cups sparkling water
  • 1 1/2 cups ginger ale

Mix cranberry juice and vodka in a bowl and stir. Pour sparkling water and ginger ale. You can also add some ice if you want. Serve.

Wine Punch Recipe


  • 1 bottle red wine
  • 2 lemons
  • 3 oranges
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup pineapple juice

Combine orange and pineapple juice. Add red wine and stir. Slice lemons and oranges and put into your drink. Add some ice and serve.

As you see, there are different variations of punch. Choose whichever you like and treat your guests!



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