Christmas Punch
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Christmas Punch
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.6 / 5
With vodka and Cointreau providing the alcoholic kick, the fruit juices are perfectly balanced in this Christmas-orientated punch. With vodka and Cointreau providing the alcoholic kick, the fruit juices are perfectly balanced in this Christmas-orientated punch.
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Base ingredient
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Pomegranate Juice
Garnish
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Lemon, cranberry
Alcohol content
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11.43% | 19.2 units *

Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

Christmas Punch is a holiday hero, combining the smoothness of vodka and Cointreau with a medley of fruit juices for a balance of sweetness and tartness, served festively fizzy with soda water. It’s an ideal batch cocktail for merry-making.

Method
How to make a Christmas Punch

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients into a suitably large festive bowl, adding the soda water last, before giving it a quick stir
Garnish with cranberries and lemon slices, and serve in lowball glasses filled with ice
~ This recipe makes enough for a large punch bowl. ~

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve Christmas Punch?

Christmas Punch is best served cold in a pitcher or punch bowl. For a festive touch, consider adding ice cubes made from cranberry juice or pomegranate juice to keep the punch chilled without diluting it too much. Serve in individual glasses garnished with fruit slices or a sprig of mint.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are perfect for serving Christmas Punch?

Given its name and ingredients, Christmas Punch is ideal for holiday gatherings, Christmas parties, or New Year celebrations. Its vibrant color and fruity flavor make it a crowd-pleaser for any festive occasion during the winter season.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Are there any recommended substitutions for ingredients in Christmas Punch?

If you're out of Cointreau, you can substitute it with another orange-flavored liqueur like Grand Marnier. For a non-alcoholic version, replace vodka and Cointreau with additional soda water or a mix of non-alcoholic spirits that mimic the flavor profile.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for Christmas Punch?

Garnish your Christmas Punch with fresh cranberries, orange slices, pomegranate seeds, or rosemary sprigs to add a festive look. Edible flowers can also be a beautiful addition for an extra touch of elegance.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is Christmas Punch suitable for guests with dietary restrictions?

Christmas Punch is suitable for vegetarians and can be made gluten-free as long as the vodka and Cointreau used are certified gluten-free. For guests avoiding sugar, consider using a sugar-free syrup or omitting the syrup altogether, adjusting the other ingredients to taste.

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