Grandmother's Punch


My Grandmother found this recipe and makes it every year at Christmas. It is a family favorite, and kids love it.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
20 servings


  • 2 (0.13 ounce) packages unsweetened strawberry-flavored drink mix powder

  • 2 ½ cups white sugar

  • 4 quarts cold water

  • 2 (6 ounce) cans frozen orange juice concentrate

  • 2 (6 ounce) cans frozen pineapple juice concentrate

  • 3 oranges, sliced into rounds

  • 1 liter ginger ale

  • ½ gallon orange sherbet


  1. In a large punch bowl combine the drink mix, sugar and water. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in the orange juice and pineapple juice concentrates. Just before serving stir in the ginger ale and slide in the sherbet.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

199 Calories
0g Fat
50g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 199
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 22mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 49g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 54mg 270%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 294mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.