Punch Recipes

These punch recipe ideas will be a hit at your next party. Whether you are looking for a non-alcoholic or alcoholic drink, these beverages really pack a punch. Try our wine sangria recipes or even rum punches at your next party.

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Warm Cider and Rum Punch

Rating: 3.8 stars 389
For a fun and festive holiday gathering, make this crowd-pleasing spiked punch.

Christmas Punch

Rating: 3.32 stars 1162
In the 17th century, employees of the British East India Company discovered punch, a beguiling combination of spirits, water, lemon, sugar, and spices that became synonymous with good cheer and festive celebrations all over Europe. Here, pomegranate and lemon sharpen the sunny New World flavor of cranberries.

Lemon Drop Champagne Punch

Rating: 3.68 stars 372
Lemon complements just about everything beautifully, making it the logical flavor choice for a celebratory Champagne and vodka punch.

Eggnog with Rum and Bourbon

In our vanilla-scented version of eggnog, two liquors are whisked into a custard base—rum and bourbon—a combination that makes this drink the perfect headliner for your next holiday party.

Pomegranate-Champagne Punch

Rating: 3.45 stars 799
We used Champagne in this punch, but other sparkling white wines, such as Prosecco, are equally festive and just as good.

Christmas Rum Punch

Rating: 3.1 stars 271
A dash of seasonal cinnamon ensures this refreshing rum punch recipe from Locanda Verde bartender Naren Young will be a welcome addition to any holiday party. Also Try: Horse and Carriage Punch

Spiced Rum Punch

Rating: 3.44 stars 63
This festive punch will get your party started and keep it rolling all night.

Tropical Ginger Punch

Rating: 3.52 stars 212
Pass a pitcher of this refreshing summertime punch at a party, or with a bowl of chips.

Holiday Citrus Punch

Rating: 3.06 stars 377
Spreading good cheer is easy -- greet guests with a citrusy twist on punch.

Elderflower-Champagne Punch

Rating: 3.64 stars 116
This festive punch will get your party started and keep it rolling all night.

Cranberry, Tangerine, and Pomegranate Punch

Rating: 3.37 stars 640
Bright and pleasantly tart, this cranberry punch can be served with or without Champagne.

Blood Orange Punch

Rating: 3.51 stars 149
This recipe was also featured on "Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn."
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Inspiration and Ideas

Mocktail Recipes You'll Actually Want to Try
In addition to your signature drink, concoct a nonalcoholic cocktail that guests—underage or otherwise—can toast, without getting toasted.
10 Big-Batch Cocktail Recipes for Your Engagement Party
These drink recipes are also perfect for any holiday party.
Aperol Gin Punch

Dubbed farm punch by Sas Stewart, the co-founder of Stonecutter Spirits, this big-batch cocktail combines equal parts gin, Aperol, Lillet Blanc, and lime juice with fresh basil.