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Festive Non-Alcoholic Holiday Punch Recipe

Festive Non-Alcoholic Holiday Punch Recipe

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This festive non-alcoholic holiday punch is a sure crowd pleaser! Best of all, it is a perfect Christmas drink for kids.

Make this fun and delicious holiday punch for your next Christmas party.

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Christmas is just around the corner, and undoubtedly every hostess is considering is what kind of drinks they will serve.

I am sharing a delicious and festive non-alcoholic punch that is sure to impress your guests this holiday season. 

My biggest inspirations in creating this punch were my very own children. However, this punch isn’t only for kids, it is perfect for anyone non-alcohol drinker who wants to enjoy the season with just as much flair and fun as anyone else.

Continue reading through this post for a printable ingredient list and instructions.

How to Serve Holiday Punch

There are several options for how you can present and serve holiday drinks at your next Christmas party or dinner.

In addition to setting out your holiday punch, be sure to fill an ice bucket with ice and place it next to your punch. Guests will appreciate having the option to add ice cubes to their glass.

Below are some ideas for ways you can serve your holiday punch to guests.

Punch Bowl: Make your Christmas punch in a large punch bowl. Leave a ladle for guests to pour themselves a drink.

Beverage Dispenser: Set your Christmas punch up in a large drink dispenser for guests to self-serve and enjoy. I like to use a double drink dispenser. I fill one with ice, water, and mint leaves.

Glasses:

How to Garnish Holiday Drinks

When hosting for the holidays, how you present your food and drinks can play a huge role in the success of your party.

Guests will appreciate the extra time you take to garnish and present your punch. Below is a list of wonderful garnishments you can use to make a beautiful punch.

Cranberries: Cranberries are the holiday berry! Easily accessible during the holiday season, fresh cranberries are a wonderful way to quickly garnish your holiday punch. Simply drop them in your punch bowl or skewer sugar-coated cranberries on a cocktail stick for guests to place inside their drink.

Check out this super simple Holiday Cranberry Mocktail.

Pomegranate: Like Cranberries, pomegranate seeds have a rich berry color that makes them perfect for garnishing holiday drinks and dishes.

Herbs: Add a pop of green with a beautiful green herb. For this holiday punch, I use sprigs of rosemary. Do not be alarmed, the rosemary does not affect the taste of the punch even when left to sit in the punch overnight. When I want to add a herb for color and flavor I reach for basil of mint leaves.

Citrus: Slices of orange, lime, lemon, or grapefruit instantly add interest to any drink. They are bursting with a lovely citrus smell and vibrant color. Orange and lime slices are added to this holiday punch as I think the colors work well for Christmas.

How to Make Non-Alcoholic Holiday Punch

Make a kid-friendly holiday punch by mixing complementary juices in a bowl. Mix cranberry juice, pomegranate juice, pineapple juice, and a splash of apple cider to make a delicious holiday punch.

Non-Alcoholic Holiday Punch

Non-Alcoholic Holiday Punch

Yield: 20
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Festive non-alcoholic holiday punch for children and adults to enjoy.

Ingredients

  • cranberry juice
  • pomegranate juice
  • pineapple juice
  • sparkling apple cider 

Garnishments

  • 4 sprigs of rosemary
  • 1/3 cup of fresh cranberries
  • 1 sliced lime
  • 1 sliced orange
  • pomegranate seeds

Instructions

  1. Pour equal parts of cranberry, pomegranate, and pineapple juice into a large punch bowl.
  2. Add the desired amount of sparkling apple cider.
  3. Garnish with rosemary springs, fresh cranberries, pomegranate seeds, and slices of lime and orange.
  4. Serve and enjoy.

Notes

Tip: For a picture-perfect punch skim the bubbles from the top of the punch before adding garnishings.

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