Christmas Punch

This punch is not only pretty – especially welcome for a holiday party – but flavorful as well. A very good nonalcoholic punch. Make plenty – it’ll go fast.


1 quart cranberry juice
1 cup sugar
2 cups orange juice
1 cup pineapple juice
3/4 cup fresh or frozen lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
2 cups cold ginger ale
1 pint sherbet, any flavor


Blend cranberry juice, sugar, fruit juices, and almond extract. Refrigerate, covered, until serving time. Just before serving, stir in ginger ale and sherbet.

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Makes 12 eight-ounce cups; 15 six-ounce.

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This punch is always a big

This punch is always a big hit at our holiday party!

Punch (non alcoholic)

Hi there,
I just printed the recipe for making later-on. What is a pint of sherbet?
The ingredient is not in South Africa or maybe it is... any alternative I can use please?
Thank you for your time.
All the best,
Sandy, Johannesburg SA.

Sounds delicious,can't wait

Sounds delicious,can't wait to make it!