During the holidays, you really can’t beat a festive Christmas punch! My family always makes big batch punches for Christmas parties and to last throughout Christmas day, so I love searching for new ideas to bring to the table (and bowl) each year.
Since I enjoy looking up fun, new recipes, I wanted to get together a roundup of some punches that I’m going to try out this holiday season! Whether you love rum, gin, vodka, or whiskey, there’s something for everyone on this list.
Also, these recipes are super simple and only require a few key ingredients (6 at the most!), so they won’t add any additional holiday stress to your plate! They’ll all whip up in 10 minutes or less, and they use ingredients that you’ll be able to find at any grocery or liquor store near you.
Now let’s go ahead and ho ho hop right into the recipes!
To me, this is the quintessential Christmas punch. It uses vodka, cranberry juice, sprite, ginger ale, pineapple juice, and pomegranate liquor to give it an extra festive kick. Add some cranberries and orange for garnish and enjoy!
Nothing makes Christmas more festive than a glass full of something bubbly! This punch uses white wine, vodka, and St. Germain liquor as its base. The bubbles come from the addition of ginger beer, which you add separately to each glass. Bonus festive points if you add a cinnamon sugar rim!
It's no secret that the English know their booze, so you can be sure this cocktail is going have a kick. This is a warm punch that uses rum, red wine, a little orange & lemon juice, and of course, tea! Mix it all together and it's like having Christmas with the Queen.
I love the name of this punch, and I also love how easy it is to make. It only requires four ingredients: limeade, raspberry sherbet, lemon-lime soda, and Malibu coconut rum. This is definitely more tropical than your average Christmas punch, and I have no doubt it'll have you giggling right there with Santa.
This punch uses one of my favorite festive alcohols: port! It's on the boozier end of the spectrum, as it also adds in gin and sparkling wine. The only other ingredients are cranberry syrup and a fruity ice tea, so this is guaranteed to put a little fa la la la la in your step.
Here's another punch for any gin lovers! This one uses gin, sparkling rosé, sparking apple juice, and lemonade. The result is a gorgeous, festive punch that's sure to make any Grinch's heart grow three sizes.
Sure, December is cold in a lot of places, but if you have the fire going, live in Florida, or your grandma keeps the house at 75 degrees like mine does, this recipe is for you! It primarily uses frozen orange concentrate, bourbon, grenadine, and pineapple juice. I love frozen drinks and wouldn't turn them down at any time of year, especially when they look this delicious!
I'm fairly obsessed with this recipe. It's so creative, and I absolutely love the color and spin on a margarita. Coconut milk gives it its festive color, and tequila gives it... tequila. If you want to feel like you're on a beach this Christmas, you can whip this up in just 5 minutes!
Vanilla and pear are a classic holiday combination, and this punch sounds so fab! The main ingredients are pear juice, tequila, club soda, and a little bit of vanilla extract. So it's not overly sweet, but super aromatic and refreshing!
To finish us off, we have a beautifully festive mulled punch! Everyone loves a good hot drink during the holidays, and this sounds even better than mulled wine. It uses Everclear, so you know it's going to melt away any lingering holiday stress. The only other ingredients are apple cider and a few spices you likely already have in your pantry!
And that’s a wrap! Any of these recipes will impress your friends and family without making the holidays more stressful since they’re so easy to make and require no more than 6 ingredients.
Which of these festive punches do you plan on trying this Christmas? Or do you have a go-to holiday punch that you make every year? If so, let me know in the comment section below 🙂