Fruit Punch Recipe - Refreshing and Delicious Drink from USA

Fruit punch

Fruit Punch Recipe - Refreshing and Delicious Drink from USA
Region / culture: USA | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 8


Fruit punch
Fruit punch

Fruit punch is a refreshing and delicious beverage that is perfect for parties, gatherings, or just a hot summer day. This recipe combines the flavors of pineapple, cranberry, and orange juice for a tasty and colorful drink that everyone will love.


Fruit punch has been a popular drink for centuries, with variations found in cultures all around the world. The combination of fruit juices and soda or sparkling water has been a favorite for celebrations and special occasions.


How to prepare

  1. In a punch bowl, combine the chilled ingredients just before serving. Each serving is 0.5 cup and contains 30 calories, 1 fruit exchange, 7 g of carbohydrates, 0 protein, 0 fat, 0 sodium, 85 mg of potassium, and 0 cholesterol. This recipe is from the "American Diabetes Association: Holiday Cookbook".


  • Add a splash of rum or vodka for an adult version of this fruit punch.
  • Use different fruit juices like mango, peach, or grape for a unique flavor combination.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to chill all the ingredients before combining them in the punch bowl for the best flavor.

- Add ice cubes just before serving to keep the punch cold without diluting the flavors.

- Garnish with lime slices for a decorative touch and extra burst of citrus flavor.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this fruit punch in a large punch bowl with ladle for easy serving. Garnish with lime slices for a festive touch.

Cooking Techniques

This fruit punch recipe requires no cooking, just simple mixing and chilling.

Ingredient Substitutions

Use sparkling water instead of club soda for a lighter version of this fruit punch.

- Substitute lemon juice for lime slices for a different citrus flavor.

Make Ahead Tips

You can mix the chilled ingredients together ahead of time and keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Just add ice cubes and lime slices before serving.

Presentation Ideas

Serve this fruit punch in a clear glass punch bowl to show off the vibrant colors of the juices. Add a decorative ice ring for an extra special touch.

Pairing Recommendations

This fruit punch pairs well with a variety of appetizers, snacks, and desserts. Try serving it with a cheese platter, fruit skewers, or mini cupcakes.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Leftover fruit punch can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Just give it a stir before serving again.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of this fruit punch contains 30 calories.


Each serving of this fruit punch contains 7 grams of carbohydrates.


This fruit punch recipe is fat-free.


There is no protein in this fruit punch recipe.

Vitamins and minerals

This fruit punch is a good source of potassium, with 85 mg per serving.


This fruit punch recipe is free of common allergens like nuts, dairy, and gluten.


This fruit punch is a low-calorie, fat-free beverage that is a good source of potassium.


This fruit punch recipe is a delicious and refreshing beverage that is perfect for any occasion. With its colorful presentation and fruity flavors, it is sure to be a hit with your guests. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

I remember the thrill of stumbling upon this recipe for the first time. It was a hot summer day, and I was visiting my friend Martha's house for a barbecue. As we sat on her porch sipping on glasses of ice-cold fruit punch, I couldn't help but ask her for the recipe.

Martha laughed and told me that it was a family secret passed down from generation to generation. But being the sweet friend that she was, she agreed to share it with me. I eagerly pulled out a pen and paper and jotted down the ingredients and instructions as Martha recited them to me.

The key to Martha's fruit punch, she explained, was the combination of fresh fruit and juices. She used a mix of oranges, lemons, limes, and pineapples for a tangy and sweet flavor. She also added a splash of grenadine for a pop of color and a touch of sweetness.

I couldn't wait to try making Martha's fruit punch for my own family. As I gathered the ingredients and began to mix them together, I could already smell the refreshing aroma of citrus and tropical fruits filling my kitchen.

As the punch chilled in the refrigerator, I couldn't resist sneaking a taste. The flavors burst on my tongue, a perfect balance of sweet and tangy. I knew that this recipe would become a staple at all of our family gatherings.

Over the years, I've made Martha's fruit punch countless times, each batch tasting just as delicious as the first. It became a tradition at our family picnics, birthday parties, and holiday celebrations. Everyone always raved about how refreshing and tasty it was, and I couldn't help but feel a sense of pride knowing that I had learned the recipe from my dear friend.

As time went on, I began to experiment with Martha's fruit punch recipe, adding my own twist to it. I tried different combinations of fruits, varying the proportions of juices, and even adding a splash of rum for an adult version. Each variation was met with rave reviews from my family and friends, and I knew that I had truly mastered the art of making fruit punch.

One summer, my granddaughter came to visit me and asked if she could help me make the fruit punch for an upcoming family barbecue. I was overjoyed at the opportunity to pass down this cherished recipe to her. As we chopped the fruits and mixed the juices together, I shared with her the story of how I learned the recipe from Martha all those years ago.

As we poured the finished fruit punch into a large pitcher and added ice, I watched as my granddaughter took her first sip. A smile spread across her face, and she exclaimed, "This is the best fruit punch I've ever had, Grandma!"

I couldn't help but feel a swell of pride at that moment. I knew that I had not only passed down a delicious recipe to my granddaughter but also a piece of family history and tradition. And as we sat on the porch sipping our fruit punch, I knew that Martha's recipe would continue to bring joy and memories to our family for generations to come.


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