Combine juices and water in large punch bowl; mix well. Right before serving, add ginger ale, sparkling water and juice; stir to blend.
Source of Recipe: Best of Country Cooking cookbook
Mmm, sounds good. Can't wait to make it!
how many servings does this make?
Does anyone have an easy red wedding punch recipe? It's for my daughter's June wedding. Thanks!
By Caralee from AL
This is the easiest punch recipe around. This makes one punch bowl's worth.
2 envelopes koolaid - cherry or strawberry flavor for your daughter's wedding
2 quarts water
1 cup sugar
1 large can pineapple juice
1 two liter bottle of gingerale
Mix the koolaid as you would normally do with the cup of sugar and 2 quarts of water for one envelope. I use two envelopes to make sure that the color is dark. Chill the koolaid, pineapple juice, and gingerale until ready to use. Then pour the koolaid into the punch bowl, add the pineapple juice and gingerale. It can be served over ice but chilled in punch cups without ice is much better to me.
Hint: Make an ice ring for the punch bowl using cherries, green grapes, and strawberries. Make sure that your ice ring will not be too BIG for the punch bowl. Just don't forget to put it in the punch bowl. lol
This recipe can be used with any flavor of koolaid. I have used it for years and years! I originally got it from my Mother who also used it for years and years.
Hope this helps and that the wedding is beautiful!
My grandmother mixes one large jug of Hawaiian Punch with a 2-liter of 7-Up. Instead of ice, she puts several scoops of vanilla ice cream in the punch bowl.
Mix for desired taste. Everyone loves it we use it for every family party.
This recipe is from a lady for whom I used to work. She catered MANY weddings and the following is her simple recipe. Cold ingredients. 1 large can pineapple juice, 6 cups cranberry juice, one 2 liter bottle ginger ale. Do not add the ginger ale until serving time as it will lose it's fizz in about 15 minutes (in any punch). Pour the ginger ale slowly and mix in gently. If needed: add a little red food coloring. Make an ice ring by freezing cranberry juice in a ring mold.
My family has been using this recipe for years. Tke 3 Parts Fruit Punch to 1 Part of Ginger Ale or 7-Up. Also for every gallon of punch add a large can of cold fruit cocktail in pear juice.
As an extra bonus you can freeze orange juice, pineapple juice and white grape juice in cubes or rings and use those as ice, so as they melt down, it will not water down the punch.
When serving make sure the punch is stirred so that a little of the fruit cocktail gets in the cup. It is to die for!
Here is the Punch recipe my family has always used and loves:
In a gallon container mix 2 koolaid pkgs (we use one cherry and one orange) with 2 cups sugar and fill to top with water. Mix with 2 liter of 7-up or any off brand like and 1 quart of orange sherbet.
A very easy, recipe
1 package of strawberry koolaid
1 cup sugar
2 qts water
1 12 oz can frozen orange juice
1 12 oz can of lemon lime soda
Mix koolaid and sugar, add to 2 qts of water, add with the rest of the ingredients in punch bowl. If not serving right away, wait to add soda.
Sort of expensive to make but well worth it.
Squeeze and blend all fruit removing the seeds,and skins. This can be made and stored for use before use. Add additional Pineapple Juice and GingerAle. This can also be spiked with liquor. Make a pretty ring of artificial fruit or flowers in a round jello mold, add water and freeze the mold to float on top. Great alternative to the FOAMY sherbet punches.
By Sharon, KY
There's also another punch that is always a good one for weddings..
2 Gallons fruit punch
1 Two liter ginger ale
1 tub rainbow sherbert
Just mix together in punch bowl and add sherbert on the top with ice.....it's wonderful and easy!!!
This sweet punch is an inexpensive drink to serve on your big day. It is easy to make and is delicious.
This is a recipe for Wedding Punch that serves 100 people.
When my daughter was getting married she wanted a punch to go along with the color scheme of her wedding. We found a quick and easy recipe for punch.
Mix well. You can use other brands of soda instead of 7Up to make it a more FRUGAL recipe. I tried it at home with a cheap brand of lemon/lime soda and it tasted the same to me. We used raspberry sherbert because she wanted it pink. We wanted to use strawberry sherbert to make it a lighter pink but couldn't find it in a gallon container.
Hope this quick and FRUGAL recipe helps some others too.
By grammaoftwo from Franklin, TX
This is the best punch for kids and its very good. Of course there is no alcohol so it's just right for kids. (11/21/2007)
Add some vanilla ice cream to lighten the color! (03/04/2008)