November 15, 2023

Thanksgiving Punch

Thanksgiving or “Holiday Punch” typically refers to a festive and often alcoholic beverage served during the holiday season. There are numerous recipes for holiday punches, and they can vary widely depending on personal preferences and regional traditions. Below is a simple and classic recipe for a non-alcoholic holiday punch, but remember that you can always add spirits like rum, vodka, gin, whiskey or Sparkling wine to a large batch or by the glass adding an ounce or ounce and a half of liquor to each glass.

Thanksgiving Punch

Thanksgiving Punch

Yield: 8 cups

An excellent punch for the feast. Add the alcohol in bulk for adults or cup by cup for a family-friendly alternative.


  • 1 orange sliced
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1/2 cup Pomegranates
  • 2 cups cranberry juice
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 2 cups Blood Orange soda (Lorina in the Bottle or San Pelligrino in the can)
  • 1 cup rum (optional 1 oz per glass for a family style non-alcoholic punch presentation)
  • ice
  • fresh rosemary sprigs for garnish


    • Add the orange slices, 1 cup cranberries, and ½ cup pomegranate seeds to a large pitcher or punch bowl.
    • Pour in 2 cups cranberry juice, 2 cups orange juice, and 2 cups blood orange soda. Y
    • Optional add 1 cup white or dark rum, Vodka, or Gin or bottle of Sparkling wine if using
    • Serve in glasses over ice and garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs and Pomegranate Seeds

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