Drinks

Punch

This party punch has a complex flavor that’s appealing to both kids and adults. ~K

Punch

  • Servings: 3+ gallons
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INGREDIENTS FOR THE PUNCH:
3 2-liter bottles of ginger ale
3 2-liter bottles of lemonade
6 teabags
red food coloring (or half gallon of red juice)
juice of 4 fresh lemons
multiple cans ~60+ oz of fruit salad/cocktail (in juice or light syrup)
two small oranges, sliced
one pineapple cut into slices (a can of pineapple slices?)

OTHER ITEMS FOR MAKING AND SERVING THE PUNCH:
5-gallon bucket 1-gallon jugs
two 10-pound bags of ice
punch bowl
ladle
bowl or small cooler for ice
scoop for ice
9-oz punch cups

DIRECTIONS:
Boil 4 cups of water, remove from heat, soak tea bags for 5 minutes then remove teabags and add concentrated tea to bucket. Add lemonade, lemon juice and lemonade. Add red food coloring or red juice to achieve a more attractive orange-ish color instead of dingy yellow. Add fruit salad. Stir well. Transfer into 1 gallon jugs (a two-cup glass measuring cup makes this relatively easy.) Chill. Serve in punch bowl and add float orange and pineapple slices for best presentation.

Makes 3+ gallons.

Ruby Red Wine Cooler

My new favorite summertime cocktail. ~K

Ruby Red Wine Cooler


Ingredients

  • white wine
  • Central Market Italian Soda, Ruby Red Grapefruit flavor
  • Optional: Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka
  • crushed ice
  • lemon slices

Directions

  1. Mix the wine and Italian soda together at a 1:1 ratio. You can stop there for a delicious, refreshing drink, OR you can ramp it up by adding 1 to 1.5 shots shot of Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka per serving to make it truly sublime!
  2. Serve over ice with a slice of lemon.

Credits

Original recipe posted on Facebook by Carmen Gray.