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Christmas Punch Mocktail

If you’re looking for an easy, festive drink recipe for your next holiday gathering, look no further than this Non Alcoholic Christmas Punch Mocktail Recipe. It’s quick and easy-to-make, plus it has all of your favorite holiday flavors from fruit juices to citrus zest. Your friends and family will love it too because there’s nothing better than enjoying some seasonal cheer with loved ones!

This easy Christmas punch is made with fresh ingredients like ginger ale, cranberry juice, plums and orange with a touch of cinnamon. Makes a great cocktail or mocktail for december holiday parties.

Are you hosting a holiday party this year? If so, you’re probably looking for some festive drinks to serve and we have the perfect Christmas drink!

Here you’ll find out how to make a non-alcoholic Christmas punch for your guests who don’t drink alcohol or are underage. It’s also great if you want something that everyone can enjoy without having too many leftovers.

You can even make it with or without alcohol depending on what your crowd prefers!

🍊 Christmas Mocktail Ingredients

  • Cranberry Juice: This juice is the base of the punch and gives it it’s classic red color and tart sweetness. 
  • Ginger Ale: This sparkling soda will add some slight carbonation and a slightly spicy flavor from the ginger. Use any lemon or lime flavored soda if you don’t like the taste of ginger.
  • Orange: The bright citrus flavor of fresh orange gives balances the tart flavor of cranberry.
  • Plum: This winter stone fruit makes a great garnish to the drink and adds fresh festive plum flavor.
  • Fresh Cranberries: This goes well with the flavors of the holiday season.
  • Cinnamon: A small pinch of cinnamon whisked into the punch adds a hint of warming holiday flavor. You can also add clove or nutmeg.
  • Fresh Rosemary Sprigs: Although they are for garnish, they add a hint of fresh flavor and contrast the festive colors.
  • Granulated Sugar: Granulated sugar is great for rimming the glasses to create a snow capped glass.

Variations & Substitutions

  • Replace the cranberry juice with pomegranate juice, white grape juice, or apple cider.
  • Replace the Ginger Ale with Sprite
  • Garnish with sliced Cherries, Pears or Blackberries
  • Feel free to omit the cinnamon
  • Add some lemon or lime juice for a tart taste of citrus acidity.
  • A dash of vanilla extract adds a light warming flavor to this mocktail.
  • Give it some fizz by topping the drink with sparkling water or club soda.
  • If you like a minty drink, add a few drops of peppermint extract.
  • For an extra sweet Christmas punch, add simple syrup or grenadine to sweeten.

🥤How To Make Non-Alcoholic Christmas Punch

This festive virgin Christmas punch comes together in just a few easy steps:

1️⃣ Prepare the fruit: Slice the oranges and plums into slices saving some for garnish and some for adding to the punch.

2️⃣ Mix the Christmas beverage: In a large gallon container, add cranberry juice or pomegranate juice with 1/8 teaspoon of cinnamon and whisk until the cinnamon is fully combined.

3️⃣ Stir in the ginger ale: To the cranberry and cinnamon juice, pour in the ginger ale and stir gently to combine. This step should be completed right before serving to ensure the fizz stays in the drink.

4️⃣ Add the fruit: Add the sliced fruit to the punch, give it a quick stir.

5️⃣ Garnish the punch: Rim your glass with sugar, pour in the Christmas Punch and add a sprig of rosemary for garnish and color. Garnish with any extra orange or plum slices.

🍹Christmas Punch With Alcohol

Need a Christmas Punch with a bit of booze? There are two ways to turn this drink into an alcoholic Christmas Punch.

  • With Champagne: Cut the amount of ginger ale in half and replace with one bottle of dry champagne or prosecco
  • With Whisky or Vodka:  Add about 6 shots of your favorite whisky to the punch and stir to combine.  For an extra sweet treat, use honey whisky.

🍽Serving Suggestion: Leave the champagne and whisky chilled on the table so your guests can add as much alcohol as they like and then fill the rest with Christmas Punch.

FAQ

Is their alcohol in mocktails?

No. Mocktails are virgin meaning they do not contain alcohol and are safe for those who are not consuming alcohol and kids!

What is the official drink of Christmas?

There is no one answer to this question, as different countries and cultures have their own traditions and beverages associated with the holiday. But if you’re looking for a festive drink that everyone can enjoy, a Christmas punch mocktail is a great option. This recipe is easy to make and calls for festive ingredients like cranberry juice and orange slices.

Why are mocktails popular?

Mocktails are popular because they allow those who don’t consume alcohol a way to participate in parties and activities without drinking. This is helpful if one is trying to stay sober.

More Christmas Mocktail Recipes

This easy Christmas punch is made with fresh ingredients like ginger ale, cranberry juice, plums and orange with a touch of cinnamon. Makes a great cocktail or mocktail for december holiday parties.

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This easy Christmas punch is made with fresh ingredients like ginger ale, cranberry juice, plums and orange with a touch of cinnamon. Makes a great cocktail or mocktail for december holiday parties.

Christmas Punch

If you're looking for an easy, festive drink recipe for your next holiday gathering, look no further than this Non Alcoholic Christmas Punch Mocktail Recipe. It's quick and easy-to-make, plus it has all of your favorite holiday flavors from fruit juices to citrus zest. Your friends and family will love it too because there's nothing better than enjoying some seasonal cheer with loved ones!
4.8 from 10 votes
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 6 minutes
Servings: 10 cups
Calories: 143kcal

Ingredients

  • 16 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 67 oz Ginger Ale 2 liters
  • 2 Orange sliced
  • 2 Plums sliced
  • ½ cup Cranberries fresh or frozen
  • tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 10 Rosemary Sprigs for garnish
  • cup Granulated Sugar for garnish

Instructions

  • Prepare the fruit: Slice the oranges and plums into slices saving some for garnish and some for adding to the punch.
  • Mix the Christmas beverage: In a large gallon container, add cranberry juice or pomegranate juice with 1/8 teaspoon of cinnamon and whisk until the cinnamon is fully combined.
  • Stir in the ginger ale: To the cranberry and cinnamon juice, pour in the ginger ale and stir gently to combine. This step should be completed right before serving to ensure the fizz stays in the drink.
  • Add the fruit: Add the sliced fruit to the punch, give it a quick stir.
  • Garnish the punch: Rim your glass with sugar, pour in the Christmas Punch and add a sprig of rosemary for garnish and color. Garnish with any extra orange or plum slices.

Notes

How to make Christmas punch with Alcohol:

  • With Champagne: Cut the amount of ginger ale in half and replace with one bottle of dry champagne or prosecco
  • With Whisky:  Add about 6 shots of your favorite whisky to the punch and stir to combine.  For an extra sweet treat, use honey whisky
🍽Serving Suggestion: Leave the champagne and whisky chilled on the table so your guests can add as much alcohol as they like and then fill the rest with Christmas Punch.

Variations & Substitutions

  • Replace the cranberry juice with pomegranate juice, white grape juice, or apple cider.
  • Replace the Ginger Ale with Sprite
  • Garnish with sliced Cherries, Pears or Blackberries
  • Feel free to omit the cinnamon
  • Add some lemon or lime juice for a tart taste of citrus acidity.
  • A dash of vanilla extract adds a light warming flavor to this mocktail.
  • Give it some fizz by topping the drink with sparkling water or club soda.
  • If you like a minty drink, add a few drops of peppermint extract.
  • For an extra sweet Christmas punch, add simple syrup or grenadine to sweeten.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 18mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 33g

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3 Comments

  1. I made this on Christmas and it was a hit! Everyone loved it! I couldn’t find decent plums anywhere so I just used apples and it worked out great. Wish I took a picture cause it was so pretty! 10/10 would recommend!!

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